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Brazilian Rice Casserole

A fruit salad would be a great complement to this dish.

Recipe Source: Delicious Heart Healthy Latino Recipes
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
10 minutes 30 minutes 8 servings ¾ C

Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray

2 boxes (12 oz each) frozen spinach, thawed

1 C cooked brown rice

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 C liquid egg substitute

¾ C fat-free shredded mozzarella cheese

1 C fat-free (skim) milk

½ medium onion, chopped

½ Tbsp low-sodium Worcestershire sauce

¼ tsp dried marjoram

¼ tsp dried thyme

¼ tsp dried rosemary

calories 137
Total fat 6 g
Saturated fat 2 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Sodium 186 mg
Total fiber 3 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrates 12 g
Potassium 309 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Directions

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 °F.

  • 2
    Spray a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

  • 3
    Place thawed spinach in a colander and press to remove excess water.

  • 4
    Place the spinach in a large mixing bowl, and add remaining ingredients. Mix until combined.

  • 5
    Transfer the mixture to the baking dish and place in the preheated oven. Bake for 30 minutes.

  • 6
    Cut the casserole into eight squares and serve. This casserole can be prepared 1 day in advance and refrigerated.

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