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Shortcut Oven-Baked Chicken Chimichangas

3 reviews

Mimic the crunch of a chimichanga by brushing these with oil and baking them. Our children love to have them when they get home late after school activities. —Johnna Johnson, Scottsdale, Arizona

Hot Chicken Salad

11 reviews

Having my recipe selected as a winner is a special thrill for me—my husband is a manager of the Penn...


Sweet-and-Sour Supper

10 reviews

My mother shared this recipe, which I've been making for my family for years. The homemade sweet-and-sour sauce is the...


Mexicali Casserole

17 reviews

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


Cheesy Beef ‘n’ Rice

1 review

"This herb-seasoned casserole is one dish that all six of our kids love," notes Gwen Bradshaw of Kennewick, Washington. Serve...

Ham and Rice Bake

1 review

Sharol Binger can put a satisfying meal on her Tulare, South Dakota supper table in a jiffy. She adds a...


Lemony Chicken & Rice

9 reviews

I couldn’t say who loves this recipe best, because it gets raves every time I serve it! Occasionally I even...

Herbed Seafood Casserole

2 reviews

When I wanted a seafood dish for my annual Christmas Eve buffet, my friend gave me a wonderful recipe. This...


Rice-Stuffed Cornish Hens

2 reviews

"I found this recipe in a cookbook many years ago, and it's become one of my favorites," reports Gloria Leiding...


Tomato Beef and Rice Casserole

1 review

Here's a delicious dish that is very easy to make— and fast, too. The best thing, though, is that you...


Salmon and Shrimp with Garlic Rice

9 reviews

Sometimes I think that everyone in Alaska catches salmon. I've cooked in so many ways. This impressive dish pairs salmon...

Bean Burritos

32 reviews

I always have the ingredients for this cheesy bean burrito recipe on hand. Cooking the rice and shredding the cheese...


Venison Meatballs

16 reviews

"I learned to cook game while my husband was a forestry student," recalls Sheila Reed from Fredericton, New Brunswick. "We...


Make-Ahead Cabbage Rolls

2 reviews

I've relied on this recipe for years, and my cabbage rolls never fail to impress. As the host of a...


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...


Spinach Rice Ham Bake

When I was in college, my best friend game me this casserole recipe" recalls Ramona Parris of Marietta, Georgia. "When...

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...


Wild Rice Stuffed Cornish Hens

3 reviews

My mom prepares this impressive-looking entree for the holidays and for other "company's coming" occasions. The savory rice stuffing goes...


Spaghetti-Style Rice

I keep the ingredients for this quick and easy casserole on hand so I can put it together at a...


Italian Sausage Rice Casserole

2 reviews

The key to the distinctive flavor in this casserole is the use of Italian sausage. The nice balance of ingredients...


Grandma’s Rice Dish

20 reviews

My grandmother often made rice dishes when I was young. I forgot about this casserole until I found myself one...


Risotto Balls (Arancini)

1 review

My Italian grandma made these risotto balls for me. I still request them when I visit her, and so do...


Shiitake & Butternut Risotto

2 reviews

I like to think of this recipe as a labor of love. The risotto takes a bit of extra attention,...


Roasted Butternut Squash & Rice Salad

30 reviews

We have end-of-season picnics for my son's flag football team. This makes enough to serve plenty of hungry boys and...

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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...


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...


Butternut Squash Oven Risotto

4 reviews

Squash and beer make my risotto different and delicious. Plus, cooking it in the oven cuts down on hands-on time...


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


Festive Rice

3 reviews

My mom and I transformed plain rice by adding feta, cranberries, pumpkin seeds and cayenne. We wound up with a...


Rice-Stuffed Peppers

26 reviews

Mother used to fix this wonderful, easy dish when we had company. She was from a family of fantastic Cajun...