Cheesy Rice and Bean Casserole

Cheesy Rice and  Bean CasseroleIMG_0084

This is yummy-ness in a casserole dish.  I tried to make a version of this the other evening but it was a complete failure – it was like a brick coming out of the oven…not really sure how I could have messed up a casserole but I did.  I’m happy to note that today’s casserole for lunch was a hit.  It combines the deliciousness of rice, beans and cheese!  It was hearty and satisfying.  I paired it with a nice garden salad and some milk.  The protein combination of the rice and beans make this a complete protein and perfect for your body to digest.



1 1/2 cups rice, cooked

1 cup of beans, rinsed

1 cup of cottage cheese

1 cup of cheese, shredded

1/4 cup minced celery, option

2 green onions, chopped


1. Mix ingredients together in a mixing bowl, add a couple tablespoons of water or milk if it looks too dry. Grease casserole dish and add ingredients.

2. Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes until hot and bubbly.


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