Find your new favorite Buffalo chicken recipe with this Buffalo Chicken-Quinoa Bake. This Buffalo Chicken-Quinoa Bake is topped with savory cheddar cheese.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1-1/4 cups quinoa, rinsed
2 cups water
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
1/2 cup KRAFT Natural Blue Cheese Crumbles
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 cup KRAFT Classic Ranch Dressing
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup Buffalo wing sauce
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Triple Cheddar Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA, divided
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Bring quinoa and water to boil in medium saucepan; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until tender.
Spoon quinoa into large bowl. Add all remaining ingredients except 1 cup shredded cheese; mix lightly. Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining shredded cheese. (Or if preparing ahead of time, spoon into freezer-proof 13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray. Wrap with foil. Freeze up to 3 months.)
Bake 25 to 30 min. or until heated through. (Or if baking frozen casserole, unwrap casserole; cover with additional foil. Bake 1 hour 20 min. or until heated through, uncovering after 1 hour. Or thaw frozen casserole in refrigerator overnight. Bake, uncovered, 35 to 40 min. or until heated through.)
Sprinkle with 2 chopped green onions, then drizzle with additional 2 Tbsp. Buffalo wing sauce before serving.
For added color and texture, serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 24g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.