Smoked Gouda And Spinach Rice Casserole

Smoked Gouda And Spinach Rice Casserole

Meal / Course: Main Dish, Vegetarian
Rice Around the World: American
Main Ingredient: Cheese, Vegetables
Preparation Method: Casserole, Quick and Easy
Award-Winning Recipes: Rice to the Rescue!

Servings: Makes 6 servings.

"Rice to the Rescue!" Recipe Contest Winner- Elise Lalor

Ingredients

3 tablespoons oil
1/2 cup finely chopped shallots
2 cups sliced mushrooms
3 cups hot cooked long grain white rice
1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
2 cups shredded smoked gouda cheese, divided
1/2 cup whipping cream
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Preheat broiler. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots and mushrooms; saute about 6 to 8 minutes or until tender. Add hot rice, spinach, 1 1/4 cups cheese and cream; stir until cheese melts and mixture is heated through. Spoon mixture into lightly greased 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle remaining 3/4 cup cheese over top. Broil about 2 minutes or until cheese melts.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 363
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22 g34 %
Cholesterol 56 mg19 %
Sodium 649 mg27 %
Total Carbohydrate 29 g10 %
Dietary Fiber 4 g16 %
Protein 15 g30 %
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.