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Green Rice Casserole

Yield 12 servings.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked long-grain rice
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup margarine, melted
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 147
  • caloriesfromfat 58 %
  • fat 9.4 g
  • satfat 3.6 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 5.4 g
  • carbohydrate 10.1 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 67 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 438 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Stir in egg yolks, green pepper, onion, salt, and green chiles.

  2. Beat egg whites at high speed of an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into rice mixture. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 2-quart baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Light and Luscious