Main Dishes

Chicken and Black Bean Casserole Recipe

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Don\'t be turned off by this just because it is says healthy . . . I promise that it is yummy!!! I was looking for a yet another recipe to use up the last of my garden\'s zucchini and came across this one from All Recipes. I changed it around a little bit and it ended up being a meal that my family loved! I love that it is loaded with veggies and beans and still has great flavor. I also put a little bit of fat free sour cream and salsa on top of my mine and thought it was delicious.

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2/3 cup brown rice
1 cup vegetable broth (chicken broth also will work)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/3 cup diced onion
2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
2 cooked skinless boneless chicken breast halves, chopped
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms (optional)
1/2 teaspoon cumin
salt to taste
ground cayenne pepper to taste
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (4 ounce) can diced green chile peppers, drained
1-2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese-depending on how much cheese you like (Swiss cheese and Monterey Jack cheese would also work well!)
Mix the rice and vegetable broth in a pot, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 45 minutes, or until rice is tender. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a large 9x13\"...
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Nutritions

Calories
344

Sodium
549mg
22% DV

Fat
9g
15% DV

Protein
18g
36% DV

Carbs
50g
17% DV

Fiber
9g
38% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV