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Sweet Onion Rice Casserole Recipe

Sweet Onion Rice Casserole Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. Stir in the cheese, cream and rice.
  • 2. 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.