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Tomato-Rice Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Tomato-Rice casserole recipe? Learn how to make Tomato-Rice casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by piratekitty

Makes 6 servings



A veggie filled casserole with rice and lentils with optional cheese topping. You could also add various beans (navy, black, chiskpeas, kidney) or veggies [fresh tomatoes (seeded and peeled), brocolli, peas, beans, corn]. Skipping the cheese will obviously plummet the calories!

Recipe Ingredients for Tomato-Rice casserole

1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp garlic, minced
1/2 cup onion, diced
1 cup celery, diced
1 cup carrots, diced
1 1/2 cups zucchini, diced
3 cups tomato sauce
1/8 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
2 cups cooked rice
1/2 cup red lentils
3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
3/4 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

Recipe Directions for Tomato-Rice casserole

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.

  2. Heat olive oil in deep pot or pan with garlic and onion over medium heat.

  3. Add other veggies and tomato sauce.

  4. Add uncooked small red lentils (if using cooked, add lentils with rice)

  5. Season with salt and pepper; if you like add some oregano and basil.

  6. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 10 minutes.

  7. Remove from heat and add cooked rice. Mix well.

  8. Pour into casserole dish and top with cheeses.

  9. Bake for 20-30 minutes until bubbly.

Categories

Rice, Vegetables, Main Dish, Side Dish, American, Advance, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 308.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
452
Calories from Fat
96
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.7g
16%
Saturated Fat
5.2g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
22mg
7%
Sodium
889mg
37%
Potassium
865mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
71.1g
24%
Dietary Fiber
8.9g
36%
Sugars
7.9g
Protein
18.2g
Vitamin A 77% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 27% Iron 31%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in vitamin A
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