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What's for Dinner? Oven Baked Cream of Mushroom Chicken with Broccoli & Rice for Weeknight Dinners

What's for dinner? Tonight's easy weeknight dinner is Baked Cream of Mushroom Chicken with Broccoli and Buttered Rice. Prepped in under 10 minutes, this is a go to easy weeknight dinner recipe idea perfect for any day of the week.

We could all use easy dinner recipes on hand, especially when feeding a family!

The beauty of this chicken and broccoli rice recipe is that it requires minimal prep and just a few staple pantry items. Simply dump and go with minimal prep creating an easy weeknight dish great for feeding kids homecooked meals on a budget through busy weeknights.

Your family will love this easy chicken and broccoli recipe making it a go to must for your weeknight dinner rotations.

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Baked Cream of Mushroom Chicken with Broccoli and Buttered Rice

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serves: 4


4 Raw chicken breast

1 Large head of broccoli

1 Can of Campbell's Cream of Mushroom Soup

1 Cup of uncooked white rice

1 tbs. of butter



garlic powder

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

  2. In a pot, bring two cups of water to a boil

  3. Season water with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and 1 tbs. of butter

  4. Pour rice into boiling water and stir

  5. Boil rice for 10-15 minutes until most of the water has evaporated then place lid and continue to cook for 30 minutes over medium low heat

  6. Wash and chop head of broccoli into individual florets

  7. In a casserole dish place raw chicken in the middle and arrange broccoli florets along the outer edge

  8. Pour Campbell's Cream of Mushroom Soup over the top of the chicken and broccoli florets

  9. Cover with tin foil and place on the lower rack to cook for 25-30 minutes at 375 degrees F

  10. Fluff rice with a fork and add additional seasoning to taste like extra butter, salt, or pepper before serving

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This oven baked chicken and broccoli with rice recipe is great to serve on cold nights as it is a comforting and hardy recipe with a creamy sauce and a healthy portion of protein, vegetables, and carbs all in one simple, quick to make, dinner recipe for dinner success on busy weeknights.

Nutritional Facts:

Servings: 4

Calories 404

Total Fat 10.5g

Saturated Fat 2.9g

Cholesterol 79mg

Sodium 1151mg

Total Carbohydrate 45.8g

Dietary Fiber 2.1g

Total Sugars 2.1g

Protein 29.9g

Vitamin D 2mcg Calcium 58mg Iron 4mg Potassium 694mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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