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Chicken and Rice Casserole
diannasue says:
4

sort of new to this , was just wondering, when a recipe on DaVita calls for butter, do you mean real butter or margarine, trying so hard to do things right , please help me , it's so very appreciated sense im a little slow and have a hard time learning, I was so glad when I found DaVita...Thank You ! And just one more thing , do i par-boil the rice a minute then cook in fresh water like potatoes ? T.Y. again. Dietitian comment: Some recipes call for butter and others for margarine (trans fat-free recommended). If you are following a low saturated fat diet you can substitute trans fat-free margarine for butter in any recipe. For the rice, cook it according to the package instructions but omit added salt. The usual method is to bring to a boil and cook on low for about 20 minutes.

Nov. 25, 2014, 11:46 PM - Inappropriate review?
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tlcisme says:
3

Has anyone tried using creole seasoning in this recipe instead of Mrs. Dash?

Aug. 16, 2014, 7:03 AM - Inappropriate review?
Chicken and Rice Casserole
4

Fearing this would be bland as other reviewers have said did add a teaspoon of dried sage. I also boiled my chicken thin sliced boneless breasts in unsalted vegetable broth and placed them in the bottom of a 9x13 casserole dish(leaving them intact helps me make sure I get a full serving of protein). While making the sauce, I added the Mrs. Dash and the dried sage to make sure it was distributed evenly throughout the entire dish. For the veggies, I used Birdseye Recipe Ready Chopped Seasoning Blend(red & green bell pepper, onions and celery) The entree came out delish. Sorry I didn't rate the recipe as written but why waste ingredients and other reviewers comments and not LEARN from them.

Jul. 29, 2014, 9:39 PM - Inappropriate review?
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Stanwat says:
5

Great recipe as is. I like experimenting with recipes and here's my take on this one. I used 1 cup of wild rice cooked for 45 min., increased the chicken to 3 cups, mixed veggies, mushrooms, red bell peppers, celery, onion, garlic, Mrs. Dash seasoning, no sodium chicken broth and original rice milk. Baked for 40-45 min. Very tasty and nice presentation with the wild rice.

May. 17, 2014, 3:02 AM - Inappropriate review?
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lowekidney says:
4

This sounds very good, In your recipes I assume you use no-salt butter and are you using low sodium Worcestershire sauce? Can I use heavy whipping cream, by the TBL? it is low in salt and potass. Gives rice milk a little richer flavor. 4 stars Thank you. Penny Dietitian comment: No the recipe analysis uses regular butter and Worcestershire sauce unless specified as unsalted of low-sodium. However you can use the salt-free products for a lower sodium dish. Yes, if you use 1-1/4 cups rice milk with 1/4 cup heavy cream instead of nondairy creamer the nutrient profile is even better[INVALID]lower in carbs, fat, sodium, potassium and phosphorus.

May. 14, 2014, 7:49 PM - Inappropriate review?
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rgentry says:
3

I am having a hard time finding non-dairy creamer that is not flavored. Look for the liquid creamer in the dairy section. You can also substitute non-enriched rice milk for the nondairy creamer as suggested in another review.

May. 14, 2014, 12:11 PM - Inappropriate review?
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CharlieAnn says:
5

This is really good. I used rice milk instad of the non-dairy creamer and it still tasted great.

May. 05, 2014, 9:03 AM - Inappropriate review?
Chicken and Rice Casserole
4

Looks very good and I miss making casseroles....can I use evaporated milk? Don't like non dairy stuff. What does that do to the numbers? Thanks. Dietitian comment: The evaporated milk is much higher in potassium and phosphorus so I do not recommend it. Try rice milk or almond milk. Check labels and ingredient lists and look for products without added phosphates or high potassium content.

Mar. 01, 2014, 8:08 PM - Inappropriate review?
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Dottie43 says:
3

This recipe sounds good and I would like to make it but I question all the additives in non-dairy creamer, particularly the phosphates. Dietitian comment: Yes, phosphate additives are taking over our food supply! If you feel like experimenting you could use almond milk or rice milk instead. I would also add 1-2 tablespoons of oil to replace some of the fat from the nondairy creamer. (Check brands and varieties of almond and rice milk and select a brand without added calcium-phosphates.)

Apr. 20, 2013, 12:26 AM - Inappropriate review?
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Jointcass says:
3

I found only flavored liquid non-dairy creamer in the store. Can I use dry with water - if so, what would the proportions be? Dietitian comment: I suggest asking the store manager if they carry the unflavored non-dairy creamer. Since I have noit tried any of the recipes with dry ndc I am unsure if the recipe would work[INVALID]but you could give it a try.

Feb. 20, 2013, 10:13 AM - Inappropriate review?
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Strick_ says:
5

I made this for a friend on dialysis. I thought it was good and easy to make. I replaced the bell peppers and mushrooms with mixed vegetables.

Jan. 30, 2013, 8:50 AM - Inappropriate review?
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becki_ says:
5

We love this casserole! I make it all of the time. I do add frozen colored bell peppers and the holy trinity...celery, onions and green bell peppers. I even make it for church suppers. Excellent dish!!!!!

Jul. 11, 2012, 8:54 AM - Inappropriate review?
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Mctree11 says:
4

Dear Moderator: I commented on this back in July 2012 and finally got around to making this dish again. Thanks for the changes to the recipe. It was great before, but even better now. Thanks.

Jul. 09, 2012, 12:43 PM - Inappropriate review?
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Sooz98 says:
5

Great receipe. A bit time consuming but worth it. Added more spices than called for, would have beed a bit bland if I hadn't.

May. 23, 2012, 5:56 AM - Inappropriate review?
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mrsnights says:
3

I have not made this yet but am looking for new recipes to make my husband. I can add flavoring (that isn't a problem) but need to know if the non-dairy creamer is liquid or powder? Moderator: The nondairy creamer is liquid in all the recipes unless otherwise stated.

Jul. 05, 2010, 4:07 PM - Inappropriate review?
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donnie1945 says:
5

I made this dish for my family and they loved it. They told me to make it a regular. My daughter is on the renal diet. I try to cook the same food for the whole family and this fit just perfect.

Jun. 03, 2010, 7:14 AM - Inappropriate review?
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says:
3

This is a little bland, as several members mentioned. It is a good base that could be added to!

Mar. 24, 2010, 4:03 PM - Inappropriate review?
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4

I added a little extra pepper and cooked the chicken with extra Mrs. Dash. Very good and comforting.

Dec. 06, 2009, 6:43 AM - Inappropriate review?
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says:
1

My husband and I thought this was very bland I would not fix it again.

Sep. 18, 2009, 3:04 PM - Inappropriate review?
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says:
3

We thought it was on the bland side. Next time I'll use more spices. The sauce is great and easily modifiable to other hot dishes.

Sep. 08, 2009, 7:08 AM - Inappropriate review?
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says:
4

Very good, just a tiny bit bland. Will add Mrs Dash or garlic or oregano next time.

Apr. 28, 2009, 8:56 AM - Inappropriate review?
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GaryInSac says:
5

My cousin made this for me and I was pleasantly surprised. It looks bland but the flavor is great!

Apr. 21, 2009, 8:02 PM - Inappropriate review?
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pmpgap says:
5

Absolutely a great dish. Our whole family loved it.

Nov. 04, 2008, 12:17 PM - Inappropriate review?
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free says:
5

This recipe is great, my husband loved it and we have had it several times. I rate it 5 stars!!

Oct. 20, 2008, 11:20 AM - Inappropriate review?
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says:
4

Chicken and Rice was good but i changed it up instead of using the veggies they recommended i used some frozen mixed veggies and it turned out great.

Aug. 07, 2008, 5:49 PM - Inappropriate review?

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