Eat Smart  |  Posted 10.30.14

Cheesy Shrimp Rice Casserole

Cheesy Shrimp Rice Casserole

A palate pleasing plain recipe.

A single salad and this casserole is a complete meal. For sore mouth, finely chop shrimp.

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry brown or wild rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 lbs cooked medium shrimp, peeled
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 ounces light pasteurized processed cheese spread
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • bread crumbs

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook the rice in the water according to the package directions. Set aside. Combine the shrimp, salt and pepper, and the cooked rice. Heat the cheese and milk together in the microwave or in a small pan over medium-low heat until melted, and mix with the rice mixture. Transfer to a 2-quart casserole dish, sprinkle with bread crumbs, and bake for 15 minutes or until well heated.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 250, Protein 30 g, Carbohydrate 21 g, Fat 4 g, Calories from Fat 15 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Dietary Fiber 1 g, Cholesterol 230 mg, Sodium 601 mg

Recipe from Merck, Eating Well Through Cancer.