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Quick Skillet Rice Gratin


Quick Skillet Rice Gratin

Quick Skillet Rice Gratin

Prep and Cook time 15 minutes

Yield

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
2 cups uncooked instant white rice
1 can (15-1/2 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add carrots and thyme; cook and stir 4 minutes more.
  2. Add rice, 2 cups water, beans, salt and pepper. Stir well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover and simmer 5 minutes or until cheese has melted and all liquid has evaporated.

Cook's Notes

Effortless to prepare, this vegetarian gratin can be served as an entrée or as a side dish.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 908 mg
Protein 17 g
Fiber 9 g
Carbohydrate 68 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Total Fat 10 g
Calories 408

Dietary Exchange

Fat 2
Vegetable 2
Starch 3-1/2

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