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Sweet Onion Rice Casserole

 Sweet Onion Rice Casserole
We pared down this creamy onion casserole from Julie Rea of Battle Ground, Washington. It’s warm, comforting and perfect for a cool evening. "Everyone who tries it, loves it," Julie says.
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.


  • 1/3 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 2-1/2 cups chopped sweet onions
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream


  • Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. Stir in the cheese,
  • cream and rice.
  • Transfer to a 2-cup baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake,
  • uncovered, at 325° for 45-55 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 277 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat.