Blondie's Vegetable And Rice Casserole #Recipe 2

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BLONDIE'S VEGETABLE AND RICE CASSEROLE #2

Blondie Pussycat

By
@blondie8080

I posted the 1st Vegetable and Rice Casserole a few days ago, but I found this one in my recipe box (the little one with the 4x6" file cards. I don't have a clue where I got it, but I had already made it my own. In the olden days artichokes were a specialty item. Most people didn't have a clue what to do with them. I was willing to try them and now I add them to salads, pasta dishes ...and... rice casseroles!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
evoo
1 c
diced or thinly sliced sweet yellow onions
1 c
long grain rice, uncooked (i use jasmine rice)
2 Tbsp
real butter
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 c
*each* thinly sliced celery, bell pepper(any color), fresh tomatoes (do not remove the juice or pulp)
1 can(s)
quartered artichokes (in water), drained
1 Tbsp
poultry seasoning or sage
2 c
vegetable or chicken stock or broth
s & p to taste
cooking spray for baking pan

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350*

In the meantime, in a large saucepan or large skillet, turn burner on med-hi heat.

Add EVOO. Heat until it is shimmery.
2Now add onions and saute` till translucent.

Add rice and saute` till dark tan.

Lower heat to med~add butter, garlic, celery, bell pepper, & corn.~saute` 3-4 minutes till soft.
3Add poultry seasoning, S & P and stir well.

Gently fold in tomatoes and artichokes.

Pour into baking dish.
4Heat stock or broth in the microwave till it is at a slow boil.

Now pour in stock or broth, stirring enough to evenly distribute ingredients.

Cover baking pan with tightly fitted aluminum foil.

Place pan in oven.
5Allow it to cook for 30 min.

Remove foil.

If rice has not absorbed the broth, allow it to bake 10 more minutes. You DO want it moist
6Remove from oven and allow it to set for 10 minutes.

Serve as a side to any entree desired. This is especially good with chicken or fish. This wide will compliment any side you like.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ENJOY~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy