Makes: 4 Servings

Brazilian Rice

This vegetarian dish combines leafy greens and high fiber brown rice to make a wholesome side dish or a satisfying main dish. 

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 12-ounce packages of frozen spinach (thawed)
  • 1 cup brown rice (cooked)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup egg-white or egg substitute (liquid)
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese, fat-free (shredded)
  • 1 cup milk (fat-free)
  • 1/2 onion (medium, chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon marjoram (dried)
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme (dried)
  • 1/4 teaspoon rosemary (dried)
  • Non-stick cooking spray
Serving Size: 1 square (3/4 cup)
 
NutrientsAmount
Calories111
Total Fat4 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol3 mg
Sodium179 mg
Total Carbohydrate10 g
Dietary Fiber2 g
Total Sugars2 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein9 g

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 2-quart baking dish with vegetable oil 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.

Recipe Source: MyPlate.gov

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