Cheesy Sausage/ Rice Casserole

Cassie *


So, It was just my son and I for dinner tonight. One of those throw something together! My son is the least pickiest of my family, so I thought I would try something new on him. Well, his first bite, he said " you can make this again anytime mom! "..I was tickled!!

It is delicious! I just served it with some peas. Was quite filling.

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4 - 6


25 Min


40 Min




about 2 c
cooked rice, i used uncle bens - no instant rice
1 lb
sausage - i used bob evans, original, if i would have had hot would have preferred it, ...just make sure you use a flavorful sausage
1 c
onion, diced
1 clove
garlic minced
1 tsp
kosher salt
1 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
red pepper flakes
4 ounces
sliced fresh mushrooms, ( optional )
1 - 4 oz
jar, pimentos
2 c
( 8 ounces ) velveeta shreds ( or could use cheddar...i actually liked how creamy the velveeta made this)
1 - 14.75 oz
cream of chicken soup
1 - 10 3/4 oz
cream of mushroom soup

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish, set aside.
Brown sausage, onion, garlic, mushrooms, seasonings together in about 1 tablespoon oil, and drain.
Combine the rice with the sausage mixture. Add the pimentos.
Add soups and shredded cheese; stir to mix thoroughly.

Pour mixture into greased casserole dish.

Bake 25-30 minutes or until casserole bubbles in the center.

Remove from oven and sprinkle additional cheese on top, if desired...I didn't. Bake for an additional 5 to 10 minutes. Roughly 40 minutes in all.
I think you could substitute just about anything in this dish for the mushrooms; if not a just had an awesome flavor. Make sure you use a flavorful I think that is what made the dish wonderful!....Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American