Easy Yellow Rice Casserole

Easy Yellow Rice Casserole
Easy Yellow Rice Casserole

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Easy Rice Casserole Recipe

Whipping up a crowd-pleasing rice casserole is as easy as reaching into your pantry. With expertly seasoned GOYA® Yellow Rice, this easy casserole is as simple as un-dos-tres: Just cook the rice; stir in spinach, eggs, milk, and seasonings. Top with cheese and bake until bubbling.

Then watch as the mouthwatering aroma brings your family right to the table!

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2 tbsp.

GOYA® Unsalted Stick Butter, divided 

1 box (7 oz.)

GOYA® Yellow Rice


small yellow onion, finely chopped (about ½ cup)

½ tsp.

cayenne pepper

1 pkg. (16 oz.)

frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 



1 cup



shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided 

1 tsp.

dried basil

1 tsp.

finely chopped fresh parsley 

1 tsp.

dried thyme 

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Step 1

Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease 9"x13" casserole dish with 1 tbsp. butter; set aside. Cook rice according to package directions; set aside.

Step 2

Heat remaining butter and oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, sprinkle with cayenne pepper and cook until translucent, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Add spinach; cook until heated through, about 5 minutes more; set aside.

Step 3

In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and the milk until well blended. Stir in 4 cups cheese, basil, parsley, thyme, reserved rice and reserved spinach mixture until combined. Pour rice mixture into prepared casserole dish; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, until cheese melts and begins to bubble, about 30 minutes.

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