Quick Skillet Rice Gratin

Quick Skillet Rice Gratin

Quick Skillet Rice Gratin

Prep and Cook time 15 minutes


Makes 4 to 6 servings


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


  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

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

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3-1/2
Vegetable 2
Fat 2

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