Shrimp and Wild Rice Casserole
wild rice - 8 ounces
medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
green pepper, seeded and chopped
cream of mushroom soup
grated sharp cheddar cheese
1Cook the rice according to the package directions, minus 1/4 cup water. Drain and let it cool slightly.
2Then bring 2 cups water and 1/2 tablespoon salt to a boil in a saucepan and cook the shrimp for 1 minute. Drain immediately and set aside.
3Heat the butter in another saucepan and saute the green pepper and onion until soft, about 5 minutes.
4Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a large bowl, combine the cooled rice, soup, 1 1/2 cups (or less!) cups of cheese, shrimp and sauted vegetables. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix well.
5Spray a 7x11 glass casserole (or 9x13 if doubling recipe) with vegetable spray. Put the mixture in the dish and top with the remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake for 30 minutes, until bubbly.
Originally Posted: Mon, Dec 27, 2010