Green (Spinach) Rice Casserole
**I use this for MANY dishes: Chicken n Dumplings, Enchiladas, Chicken Salad, Chicken Casseroles... Uses are endless!! Be sure to reserve broth, much better than can or box!!
1 cmonterey jack cheese, shredded
1/2 cricotta cheese
1/2 tspminced garlic
1/4 dash(es)pepper or to taste
2 crice, cooked (use 3 2/3 c water to cook, rice should be on dry side)
10 ozspinach, thawed and drained
1 bunchgreen onion, sliced
1 mediumoptional: whole chicken (cooked & shredded) for main dish casserole
How to Make Green (Spinach) Rice Casserole
- Combine 3/4 cup cheese and next four, (or 5 if using chicken) ingredients in a large bowl; stir in rice, spinach and green onions.
- Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 2.5 qt caserole dish
- Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 30 minutes. If dish browns too fast tent with foil & remove for final 5 min)
- Sprinkle casserole with remaining 1/4 cup cheese, And additional green onionif desired) and bake additional 5 minutes.