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Magnificent Cheesy Brown Rice

Rated as 4.18 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe is magnificent because it has plenty of veggies rice. It's cheesy because it has fat-free Cheddar cheese. And, it's delicious because all of these flavors blend together to make a delicious side dish!"
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Ingredients

55 m servings 95
Original recipe yields 8 servings (4 cups)

Directions

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  1. Bring the brown rice, and water to a 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. Prepare a skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Cook the bell pepper and onion until lightly browned; stir into the cooked rice. Add the Cheddar cheese and continue stirring until the cheese has melted completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 95 calories; 1.5 15 4.9 3 87 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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 ...

Most helpful critical review

This was creamy and had good intentions, but it was a little bland for us. I will probably make this again, but tweak it for flavor. It's not bad though.

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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 ...

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 ...

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 i...

Very tasty! I used Minute Brown Rice-don't have the patience for conventional & salted the water with garlic salt. I also added broccoli, mushrooms and diced zucchini. It was a bit dry so I ...

An easy and tasty recipe :) I usually add some broccoli to mine and everyone loves it - especially my 4 yr old who LOVES broccoli! Next time, will try mushrooms and the bell peppers :) This also...

Yummy! I made a few changes which is why I only rated 4 stars. I didn't have bell peppers, but I had so many jalapeno peppers from my garden. I added one jalapeno pepper chopped. I sauteed the p...

I wanted to use up some green onions, so I used them in place of the red onion and tried adding a garlic clove. It was good! I made it for just one serving and enjoyed it.

A wonderful alternate to what can sometimes taste like cardboard! I make it with chicken bullion instead of plain water, and add about a 1/4 cup more liquid than suggested. I then also add about...

This was creamy and had good intentions, but it was a little bland for us. I will probably make this again, but tweak it for flavor. It's not bad though.