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Old 01-09-2012, 01:46 PM
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Default Re: Brown Rice

This looks good Peeps. I found it Kalyn's Kitchen Blog:

Greek-Inspired Leftover Brown Rice Casserole with Red Pepper, Onions, and Feta

(Makes about 4 main course or 6 side dish servings, recipe created by Kalyn.)

4 cups cooked leftover brown rice
1 T olive oil
1 large onion, chopped fairly small
1 large red bell pepper, diced into 1/2 inch pieces
2 tsp. Greek Seasoning (I use Penzeys Greek seasoning, which is a mixture of salt, Turkish oregano, garlic, lemon peel, black pepper, and marjoram.)
6 oz. crumbled feta cheese (about 1 cup, don't buy pre-crumbled feta, buy a block and crumble it)
1/4 cup chicken stock, preferably homemade chicken stock

Preheat oven to 375F/190C.

Chop onion and red pepper. Heat 1 T olive oil in heavy frying pan, add onion and saute over medium-high heat about 2 minutes. Add red pepper and Greek seasoning and saute 2-3 minutes more. Add rice and saute about 1 minute, stirring with a turner so the veggies are evenly distributed in the rice. Turn off heat and gently stir in crumbled feta cheese and pour over chicken stock.

Spray a glass or ceramic casserole dish with olive oil or non-stick spray, then pour in rice mixture and spread around in an even layer. Cover casserole and bake about 25 minutes. Remove lid and bake about 5-10 minutes more, until cheese looks slightly melted. Serve hot.
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