Now that Christmas has just passed, economical tops my list of what to cook for dinner.  This easy chicken rice casserole recipe feeds several people and does it for about $10.00 to $15.00


  • Chicken casserole recipe
    Chicken rice casserole with dinner rolls. Click image to license as stock photo. right click to pin to Pinterest

    1 can condensed cream of chicken soup.

  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (carrots, green beans, corn, peas)
  • 2 cans (4.5 ounces each ) White Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (about 2 ounces)



  • Heat the oven to 375°F. Stir the soup, water, rice, onion powder, black pepper and vegetables in an 11 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish.
  • Top the rice mixture with the chicken and mix together. Cover the baking dish.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the rice is tender.
  • Top with the cheese.
  • Let stand 10 minutes and serve

With this chicken rice casserole recipe, no one in your family will even know you are trying to be economical. It tastes that good.