Recipe by Chrisa
"This recipe is magnificent because it has plenty of veggies rice. It's cheesy because it has fat-free Cheddar cheese. And, it's delicious because all of these flavors blend together to make a delicious side dish!"
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red bell peppers, seeded and chopped
red onion, chopped
shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese
This is outstanding as written. I was short of onion, so I added "onion-onion" seasoning which adds garlic flavor also. Hubby loved it too, so next time I'll make more. When I make brown rice I make extra, so it is waiting in the refrigerator for the next time.
This was creamy and had good intentions, but it was a little bland for us. I will probably make this again, but tweak it for flavor. It's not bad though.
We really enjoyed this. I was trying to use some veggies before they went bad, so I used yellow bell peppers, green onion and halved grape tomatoes. Like another reviewer, I cooked my rice in chicken broth. Then I just tossed it with the veggies and cheese, added some garlic powder and baked at 350 until my entree was done. I will definitely make again and probably continue to experiement with this basic recipe. Thanks for sharing!
what a great idea to add cheese...all i did was use chicken broth instead of just plain water and stir in the cheese when it was done - i didn't have any peppers. it was very tasty - i've made it twice in the past week.
Very tasty! I used Minute Brown Rice-don't have the patience for conventional & salted the water with garlic salt. I also added broccoli, mushrooms and diced zucchini. It was a bit dry so I added some chicken broth. Even the non-rice lovers ate it all-proof that everything tastes better with cheese!
An easy and tasty recipe :) I usually add some broccoli to mine and everyone loves it - especially my 4 yr old who LOVES broccoli! Next time, will try mushrooms and the bell peppers :) This also makes a great stuffing for boneless skinless chicken breasts ^_^
Yummy! I made a few changes which is why I only rated 4 stars. I didn't have bell peppers, but I had so many jalapeno peppers from my garden. I added one jalapeno pepper chopped. I sauteed the pepper and onion and added about a cup of frozen broccoli which I let thaw slightly. I also boiled the rice in chicken broth to give more flavor. This is a keeper!
I wanted to use up some green onions, so I used them in place of the red onion and tried adding a garlic clove. It was good! I made it for just one serving and enjoyed it.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Magnificent Cheesy Brown Rice
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 95
** Calories from Fat: 14
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