Baked Rice Florentine
Here's one delicious solution for getting the picky eaters in your family to eat more good-for-you green vegetables—like spinach.
1 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 cups cooked rice*
1 (10-ounce) package chopped spinach, cooked
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon ground thyme
3 large eggs
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- Sauté onion in butter until tender. Add rice, spinach, garlic powder, basil and thyme.
- Beat eggs and stir into rice mixture.
- Turn into buttered 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) 20 minutes.
Makes 6 servings.
*According to the USA Rice Federation, 1 cup uncooked long grain rice cooked in 2 cups liquid for 18 to 20 minutes will yield approximately 3 to 4 cups cooked rice.
Recipe provided courtesy of USA Rice Federation.