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Easy Crockpot Chicken and Rice Casserole

Make this gluten free and easy Crockpot Chicken and Rice Casserole that is filled with savory flavors that will become a quick family favorite.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 20 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesy chicken and rice, chicken and rice, chicken and rice casserole, gluten free
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 551kcal
Author: Allison Treadwell


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 16 oz ground sausage browned
  • 7 oz sliced mushrooms 1 can
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 cups rice cooked
  • 1 tablespoon ground pepper
  • 1 sweet onion diced
  • 4 tbsp butter sliced


  • Brown sausage and onion in pan with 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Set aside.
  • Cut chicken into cubes. Add 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Add chicken and cooked sausage to the slow cooker.
  • Pour mushrooms on top of chicken. Sprinkle garlic and butter on top.
  • Cover; Cook for 3-4 hours on low or 2-3 hours on high.
  • Cook rice on stovetop or rice cooker, swap water for chicken broth.
  • After chicken is cooked add shredded cheese and rice to slow cooker. Stir to combine all ingredients. Add remaining 1/2 teaspoon pepper and salt to taste.
  • Cook for additional 15-20 minutes on high.
  • Serve and enjoy!



Calories: 551kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 775mg | Potassium: 673mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 364IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 232mg | Iron: 2mg