Cheesy Rice with Peas Recipe
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Cheesy Rice with Peas Recipe

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"I start by assembling Cheesy Rice with Peas, so it can bake while I work on the rest of the meal," she explains. I usually have leftover cooked rice in the refrigerator, so this side dish goes together quickly.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2-1/4 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 jar (6 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 6 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 213 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 511mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Transfer to a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until heated through. Stir before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Rice with Peas in Quick Cooking January/February 2003, p21

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cstamper1438 User ID: 4942804 38499
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2012

"I have made this several times this year. Very easy, Very good!!"

scoutmamma User ID: 3852074 83639
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2009

"quick and easy... i love to reuse the white rice i get with take out chinese food, to make this... kids love it!"

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