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Pressure-Cooker Stuffed Peppers

1 review

Here's a good-for-you dinner that's also a meal-in-one classic. Add a salad and, in just moments, call everyone to the table. —Michelle Gurnsey, Lincoln, Nebraska

Slow-Cooker Spanish Rice

1 review

Here's an economical dish with authentic Tex-Mex flavor. Even the little ones will go for this Spanish rice. —Sharon...


Potluck Chicken Casserole

13 reviews

Folks go back for seconds of this meal-in-one casserole with its down-home flavor, rich sauce and golden topping. I always...


Hamburger Rice Hot Dish

4 reviews

What could be simpler than this supper? Not much! I round out this meal with steamed mixed vegetables and whatever...


Chicken and Ham Roll-ups

I first started making these as a way to use leftover chicken. My family raved about them so much that...

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Creole Cornbread

9 reviews

Cornbread is a staple of Cajun and Creole cuisine. This version is an old favorite, and it really tastes wonderful....


Contest-Winning Cajun Cabbage

38 reviews

Looking for a different treatment for cabbage? Try this spicy cheese-topped dish that I adapted from a friend's recipe. I...

Chicken Brunch Bake

1 review

Chunks of tender chicken add heartiness to this appealing brunch casserole. This was my son's favorite hot lunch meal from...


Colorful Kielbasa

31 reviews

"This stick-to-your-ribs dish is sure to satisfy the heartiest appetite," writes Schelby Thompson of Camden Wyoming, Florida. "You can take...


Baked Rice Pilaf

13 reviews

I'm always in search of inexpensive yet delicious dishes to serve at potlucks. This fluffy rice pilaf recipe tastes as...


Chicken Rice Dinner

25 reviews

Everyone enjoys the country-style combination of chicken, rice and mushrooms. Using chicken bouillon adds to this dish's wonderful flavor.—Judith Anglen,...

Turkey Rice Casserole

7 reviews

The recipe for this creamy and comforting casserole came from my aunt as a way to use leftover turkey. I...


Pork Spanish Rice

6 reviews

My family wasn't fond of pork roast until I used it in this yummy casserole.—Betty Unrau, MacGregor, Manitoba


Slow-Cooked Cabbage Rolls

14 reviews

I've worked full time for more than 30 years, and this super slow-cooker recipe has been a lifesaver. It cooks...


Gaucho Casserole

9 reviews

"When our daughters graduated from college, my husband and I made recipe books for their closest friends," says Dianne Hennis...


Chicken and Rice Chow Mein

I sometimes make this recipe with leftover chicken and rice. My children keep me running most of the day, so...

Easy Beef and Rice

When time is running short at dinnertime around our house, I rely on this microwave casserole. Convenience folds like canned...


Easy Sausage Skillet Supper

2 reviews

After working all day, my husband referees high school basketball and football games. I work part-time, volunteer in our town...


Slow-Cooked Stuffed Peppers

53 reviews

My favorite kitchen appliance is the slow cooker, and I use mine more than anyone else I know. It does...


Microwave Beef Casserole

"This microwave dish is great when time is short," writes Joan Hallford of North Richland Hills, Texas. "I sometimes use...


Mexicali Casserole

17 reviews

If you like Mexican food but are watching your diet, try this tasty bake. It takes advantage of ground turkey...


Asian Rice

2 reviews

I love hearty suppers after a long day on the ranch, but I don't look forward to spending a lot...


Wild Rice Pilaf Bake

7 reviews

I make this recipe for almost every holiday and often take it to potlucks. Usually, I make the pilaf ahead...


Baked Fish and Rice

18 reviews

"I just recently tried this simple-to-fix meal-in-one, and it was an instant hit here at our house," states Jo Groth...

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Olive Raisin Rice

My sister-in-law (who happens to have the same name as me!) gave me this recipe. We fix it for just...


Lemon Chicken and Rice

9 reviews

On our busy ranch, we often need meals we can put on the table in a hurry. This all-in-one chicken...


Creamy Chicken and Rice

15 reviews

When my mom asked me to prepare a speedy supper to feed our family, I used leftover chicken to create...


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Broccoli Rice Casserole

20 reviews

This hearty broccoli rice casserole is my usual choice to make for a potluck. With the green of the broccoli...


Pork Chop Rice Bake

7 reviews

I love to cook, but I also love easy recipes like this one, which tastes like you fussed. Canned soup...


Sunday Chicken

22 reviews

This was my mother's favorite recipe for Sunday—hence the name. It makes an excellent recipe for Sunday dinner, because it...