Cheesy brown rice

    55 min

    This savoury rice has the perfect combination of flavour and texture. Brown rice is heated through with sauteed pepper, red onion and grated Cheddar cheese. Serve as a side dish to any meal.

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    Makes: 8 

    • 475ml water
    • 190g brown rice
    • 1/2 red pepper, seeded and chopped
    • 1/4 red onion, chopped
    • 115g grated half fat Cheddar cheese

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Bring the brown rice and water to the boil in a saucepan. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed, 45 to 50 minutes.
    2. Spray a frying pan with oil spray and place over medium heat. Cook the pepper and onion until lightly browned; stir into the cooked rice. Add the Cheddar cheese and continue stirring until the cheese has melted completely.

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    We really enjoyed this. I was trying to use some veggies before they went bad, so I used yellow bell peppers, green onion and halved grape tomatoes. Like another reviewer, I cooked my rice in chicken broth. Then I just tossed it with the veggies and cheese, added some garlic powder and baked at 350 until my entree was done. I will definitely make again and probably continue to experiement with this basic recipe. Thanks for sharing!  -  25 Aug 2009  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    This is outstanding as written. I was short of onion, so I added "onion-onion" seasoning which adds garlic flavor also. Hubby loved it too, so next time I'll make more. When I make brown rice I make extra, so it is waiting in the refrigerator for the next time.  -  24 May 2009  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    what a great idea to add cheese...all i did was use chicken broth instead of just plain water and stir in the cheese when it was done - i didn't have any peppers. it was very tasty - i've made it twice in the past week.  -  23 Apr 2009  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)