Rice and Easy Casserole

Rice and Easy Casserole
Rice and Easy Casserole

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Prep time

25m

Total time

1h 20m

Yields

6

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Easy Rice Casserole Recipe

Whipping up a crowd-pleasing rice casserole is as easy as reaching into your pantry. With expertly seasoned GOYA® Yellow Rice, this easy casserole is as simple as un-dos-tres: Just cook the rice; stir in spinach, eggs, milk, and seasonings. Top with cheese and bake until bubbling.

Then watch as the mouthwatering aroma brings your family right to the table!

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Ingredients

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2 tbsp.

butter, divided 

1 box (7 oz.)

GOYA® Yellow Rice

1 tbsp.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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1

small yellow onion, finely chopped (about ½ cup)

½ tsp.

cayenne pepper

1 pkg. (8 oz.)

frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 

2

eggs 

1 cup

milk

cups

shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided 

1 tsp.

dried basil

1 tsp.

finely chopped fresh parsley 

1 tsp.

dried thyme 

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Directions

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Step 1

Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease 9"x13" casserole dish with 1 tbsp. butter; set aside. Cook rice according to package directions; set aside.

Step 2

Heat remaining butter and oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, sprinkle with cayenne pepper and cook until translucent, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Add spinach; cook until heated through, about 5 minutes more; set aside.

Step 3

In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and the milk until well blended. Stir in 4 cups cheese, basil, parsley, thyme, reserved rice and reserved spinach mixture until combined. Pour rice mixture into prepared casserole dish; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, until cheese melts and begins to bubble, about 30 minutes.

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