6 boneless chicken breasts
1 package of chicken-flavored rice and vermicelli mix
2 medium zucchini – cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 3/4-inch slices
1 medium Yellow Squash – cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 3/4-inch slices
1 medium Vidalia-Onion – cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1 medium Red Pepper – cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium Orange Pepper – cut into 1-inch pieces
1 and 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup garlic and herb spreadable cheese
Heat oven to 425 degrees
Mix rice, contents of seasoning package, zucchini, squash, peppers, and onion into ungreased rectangle Pyrex dish – 13X9X4 inches.
Cook chicken in a lightly oiled skillet over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, turning once, until brown. Remove from skillet and set aside when complete.
Add water to skillet and heat until boiling. Pour boiling water over rice and vegetable mixture; stir to mix. Stir in cheese. Place chicken on top of mixture.
Cover and bake for 30 minutes – the juice of the chicken should no longer be pink in the center of the thickest part.
A special thanks to a member of the Healthy Happy Kidz Community for this recipe submission!