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Spanish Rice Bake


Spanish Rice Bake


1 Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray 2-quart casserole with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook brown rice, onion and bell pepper in oil 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until rice is light brown and onion is tender. Stir in corn.

2 In casserole, mix remaining ingredients except cheese. Stir in rice mixture and 1 cup of the cheese.

3 Cover; bake 20 minutes. Stir mixture. Cover; bake about 30 minutes longer or until rice is tender. Stir mixture; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake uncovered 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Betty Tip

This recipe serves 8 to 10 as a side dish, or it makes 4 main-dish servings. Meat lovers can stir in their favorite cooked meat with the rice mixture; use a 3-quart casserole. Cooked ground beef, diced pepperoni, crumbled cooked bacon or cooked sausage works well.

1 Serving: Calories 460 (Calories from Fat 160); Total Fat 18g (Saturated Fat 6g; Trans Fat Og); Cholesterol 20mg; Sodium 960mg; Total Carbohydrate 59g (Dietary Fiber 8g; Sugars 9g); Protein 17g % Daily Value: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 30%; Iron 10% Exchanges: 3 Starch, 1 Other Carbohydrate, 1 High-Fat Meat, 1-1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 4


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