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Four-Cheese Rice Casserole Recipe
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Four-Cheese Rice Casserole Recipe

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My husband and I developed this recipe to avoid making a broccoli and rice casserole that we had relied on for years. Now his folks won't let us in the door at the holidays without this dish in hand.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 carton (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon beau monde seasoning

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 353 calories, 22 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 489 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. In a large bowl, combine the rice, spinach, 1-1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, 1 cup Parmesan cheese and onion mixture.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, ricotta, milk, garlic powder and beau monde seasoning until smooth. Add to rice mixture and mix well.
  3. Spoon into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 40-45 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Spice Islands beau monde seasoning. It is a blend of salt, onion powder and celery seed.
Originally published as Four-Cheese Rice Casserole in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p54

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 353 calories, 22 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 489 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein.

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