One-Dish Fiesta Casserole
The flavors from South-of-the-Border come together in this great One-Dish Fiesta Casserole. Succulent chicken, creamy rice and zesty veggies are the main attractions. It’s a well-rounded meal that’s perfect for that next potluck party. Right before serving, top with a dollop of sour cream and colorful avocado slices for a little extra festive flair.
- 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 1 can (10 3/4 oz.) condensed cheddar cheese soup
- 1/2 cup mild, medium or hot salsa
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 bag (14 to 16 oz.) frozen Southwest-style vegetable blend: broccoli, corn, black beans and red peppers, thawed
- 2 cups cooked turkey or chicken (about 10 oz.), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1 1/2 cups uncooked instant white rice
- 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Mexican-blend cheese
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1 avocado, peeled and sliced (optional)
Directions, Reviews, Nutrition
COMBINE evaporated milk and condensed soup in baking dish with wire whisk until smooth. Add salsa and black pepper; mix well. Add vegetables, turkey and rice; mix well. Cover dish tightly with foil.
BAKE for 35 minutes. Uncover; top with cheese. Bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and mixture is bubbly. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
COMBINE sour cream with water in small bowl. Drizzle over casserole. Top with avocado slices just prior to serving.
• To keep avocado slices from browning, squeeze fresh lime juice over slices.
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Excellent recipe that passed the picky eater test. Very easy to make with great taste, texture and appearence. Some jalepeno cornbread goes great with this too.
I didn't have the cheddar cheese soup, so I replaced it with a cup of shredded marble jack cheese. The sour cream and avocado toppings are a must. I also added a little chopped poblano pepper. Really tasty.
One-Dish Fiesta Casserole
I made this for my husband and I. He doesn't care for rice, but really liked this. Next time I will make it in 2 dishes and freeze half. Very good !!!
Good & Easy
The next time I make this casserole I will freeze half....VERY tasty.
This recipe was very easy. I was able to make this and the Tortilla Soup for 2 nights dinners and it only took 20 minutes. My kids loved this dish. They don't normally eat the bell peppers, but they loved them in this dish.
Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 250
- Calories from Fat: 70
- Total Fat: 8g (12% of DV)
- Saturated Fat: 4.5g (23% of DV)
- Cholesterol: 50mg (17% of DV)
- Sodium: 400mg (17% of DV)
- Carbohydrates: 26g (9% of DV)
- Dietary Fiber: 3g (12% of DV)
- Sugars: 6g
- Protein: 16g
- Vitamin A: 10% of DV
- Vitamin C: 25% of DV
- Calcium: 15% of DV
- Iron: 10% of DV
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.