I am a big fan of many Banquet brand food products. When I came across Banquet Cheesy Rice Beans with Chicken Dinner in the frozen meals section of my local favorite grocery store, I was delighted! I decided to purchase this meal, try it and write a product review all about my experience with it. Here is what I discovered!
Banquet Cheesy Rice Beans with Chicken Dinner is a frozen and microwave friendly single serve dinner that only costs around one dollar. I loved that low price and that is why I am a fan of many Banquet frozen meals. They usually deliver high quality for a low price. My food budget can always use the help. This particular meal intrigued me with it’s interesting ingredients. It has white rice, chicken, black beans, corn, whipping cream, Monterey Jack cheese with jalepeno peppers, diced red and green peppers, cheddar and Colby cheeses, along with many other ingredients and spices. That all sounded very good to me. I could not wait to taste this meal, after looking at some rice cooker reviews I decided to get started.
The picture of this dish, on the outside of the box, looked really good! This meal is low cal and I thought that this fact was great. This dinner is perfect for microwave cooking and that is how I chose to prepare it. I only had to vent the film cover, microwave on high for two minutes, uncover, stir and re cover and continuing cooking on high for one and a half more minutes. I then let this dish stand for two minutes before serving it. It smelled wonderful!
When I tasted Banquet Cheesy Rice Beans with Chicken Dinner, I loved it! The rice is tender and the chicken is juicy and plentiful. The cheese sauce is rich, creamy and divine. The black beans, corn and peppers really add wonderful texture and fabulous flavor to this dish. It is delicious! For only one dollar, well, I was truly impressed with this meal. I rate it five stars out of five stars. It is filling and so easy to fix, it makes a tasty quick lunch for me. This is one of my favorite Banquet frozen meals. It is creative and the rich cheesy sauce is perfect. I had no complaints.
This frozen dinner has only 260 calories in it. 100 of those calories come from fat. It has 11 grams of total fat, 6 grams of saturated fat, 40 mg’s of cholesterol, 790 mg’s of sodium, 230 mg’s of potassium, 28 grams of total carbs, 2 grams of dietary fiber, 2 grams of sugars and 12 grams of protein. This meal also has vitamin C, calcium, iron, riboflavin, folic acid, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc and manganese in it, I discovered. This product does contain milk, wheat and soy ingredients.
I enjoyed trying Banquet Cheesy Rice Beans with Chicken Dinner and writing this product review all about it. It is certainly worth the money, in my opinion. This is a new recipe dinner and I really like the changes that were made. The yummy cheesy sauce is beyond my expectations and a delightful surprise. For more information about this and other Banquet foods, you can visit the Banquet.com website. Yes, this dinner is a winner. I will be buying it again. It is a best Banquet frozen meal favorite of mine.