Rice and Bean Bake

Two easy steps and 10 minutes of prep has a meatless dinner casserole in the oven.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1 1/2
cups boiling water
1
tablespoon vegetable or chicken bouillon granules
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ dark red kidney beans, undrained
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen baby lima beans, thawed, drained
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 2-quart casserole, mix all ingredients except cheese.
  • 2 Cover; bake 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir; sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

Frozen chopped onions are a convenient product you'll find stocked with the frozen vegetables. Keep them on hand to use in recipes like this one.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
990mg
990%;
Total Carbohydrate
77g
77%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.