Cheesy chicken and rice with tofu & veggies EASY. You can substitute Tofu with paneer, chicken, fish, egg, other veggies, etc. Jon makes a delicious tofu and cheesy rice dish. When autumn winds start to blow here in the Northeast, I keep this recipe close at hand.
They're baked not fried, but are still super crispy, with a tasty seasoned coating. Who knew tofu 'chicken' nuggets could get so crispy without frying! Perfect with a big dollop of ketchup. You can cook Cheesy chicken and rice with tofu & veggies EASY using 18 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Cheesy chicken and rice with tofu & veggies EASY
- It’s 3 of boneless skinless chicken breasts.
- It’s 1 cup of diced purple onion.
- It’s 1 of diced red bell pepper.
- Prepare 2 cups of sliced mushrooms.
- Prepare 1 teaspoon of minced garlic.
- It’s 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup.
- You need 2 cups of chicken broth.
- It’s 1 cup of tofu cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
- It’s 1/2 cup of shredded Colby jack cheese.
- Prepare 1/4 cup of ranch dressing (optional).
- You need 2 cups of minute rice.
- It’s 2 tablespoons of dried parsely.
- Prepare 1 teaspoon of paprika.
- It’s 1/2 teaspoon of salt or to taste.
- It’s 1/2 teaspoon of pepper or to taste.
- Prepare 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder.
- It’s 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder.
- Prepare 2 tablespoons of bacon drippings (optional).
I haven't always been a vegetarian – I ate meat. You can do all the prep work the night before, combining the chopped chicken with rice, cheddar and cream of chicken soup right in the baking pan. This Chicken and Rice Casserole has been in our family for years. Whenever I serve it to my family, I am reminded of my Grandma Edwards.
Cheesy chicken and rice with tofu & veggies EASY step by step
- Cut you chicken breast in half length wise to thin them. Cook in a little oil and top with all dry seasoning and bacon drippings.
- Stir in red pepper, onion and mushroom and sauté until soft. About 10 minutes. Add in minced garlic and shredded cheese and tofu pieces.
- Stir in both cans of soup and chicken broth and mix well, add in ranch dressing if you desire.
- Prepare rice according to directions on package and mix in the chicken and veggie mixture and serve. I garnished mine with more pepper slices, cheese and parsley.
Cream of Mushroom Soup and Cream of Celery Soup also taste great in this casserole, or a combination. Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole Frequently. Toss the tofu, olive oil, soy sauce, and cornstarch together. Arrange on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Not sure why the comments on vegan, vegetarian, chickens, eggs etc. but people be crAzy sometimes Just made the Cauliflower rice with crispy tofu.