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Creamy Country Vegetable Rice

Make life easy with our "No-Measure" Creamy Country Vegetable Rice recipe-all you need to measure is a cup of rice!

  • Servings
  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Prep Time
    8 min
  • Cook Time
    28 min
  • Total Time
    36 min


  • 1 cup long grain white rice, uncooked
  • 1 can (14.5-oz) of chicken broth
  • 1 can (12-oz) of evaporated milk
  • 1 package (10-12-oz) of frozen mixed vegetables
  • dried thyme
  • 1 package (8-oz) of shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ package (8-oz) of cream cheese, cut into small pieces
  • 2 green onions, trimmed and finely chopped
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)


  • Combine the broth, milk, and frozen vegetables in a large saucepan. Bring to boil over high heat. Add the rice and sprinkle lightly with thyme. Return to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook 15 to 18 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and onions. Gently stir until cheese has melted and well blended. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Makes 6 cups. Serves 6; 1 cup per serving

Recipe Notes

May add a 5-oz. package of diced ham with the cream cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving 1 cup
  • Calories 410
  • Total Fat 17g
  • Saturated Fat 10g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 630mg
  • Carbohydrates 43g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Protein 20g