Sausage & Rice Casserole
- Ready In:
- 2 lbs browned & drained pork sausage (I use 1 hot & 1 mild)
- 1⁄2 cup chopped onion
- 1⁄3 cup chopped green bell pepper
- 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
- 3⁄4 cup milk
- 1⁄2 cup shredded American cheese (sometimes I use mild cheddar)
- 1 (3 ounce) can mushroom pieces, do not drain
- 1 (2 ounce) jar chopped pimiento, drained
- 2 cups cooked wild rice
- 2 cups cooked white rice
- Mix all ingredients together in a 9 X 13 pan.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 45 minutes.
- Sprinkle with shredded cheese as soon as comes out of oven.
- This is good served with a salad and French bread.
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kdp, this is a wonderful and tasty weeknight meal! I had frozen wild rice in my freezer that I wanted to use up, and I am so happy I made this recipe, It's just delicious, and so simple to throw together too! I whipped this up last night for dinner, added some fresh garlic, and used red and green bell peppers, I also threw some extra cheese on top before baking. DH and myself really enjoyed this dish, thanks for sharing kdp!...Kittencal:)
Very tasty recipe - easy do ahead and pop in the oven 40 minutes before serving. I cut it back to serve two - worked great. Love using wild rice with basmati it gives a slightly nutty flavor, I asked the posting chef if her intention was to put all the cheese into the casserole - she said yes but also loves to sprinkle some extra on top just before serving - loves cheese. I had already mixed my ingredients leaving the cheese as a topping - I added it for the last 15 minutes of baking to get it browned . This casserole did not disappoint me (shhh don't say anything but I added 1/2 tsp of chili flakes I like a bit of hot) Thanks kdp for a really tasty casserole. Added comments - I had some of the rice left over so I added an egg and some flour then fried them as patties - wonderful again thanks kdp
Excellent! I did this for supper tonight and I was much impressed. I was trying to avoid a trip to the market so I subbed a few things. I'm an Onion'holic so I used 2 large yellows. The sausage proved to be 1 1/2 lbs hot and 1 1/4 lbs sweet Italian. My poor bell pepper was desperately in need of use so I used all of it. For the cheese I opted for 1/3 cup Sharp Cheddar and 1/3 cup Jack. The mushrooms were 1 cup fresh Bottons, thickly sliced and sauted in Ghee. I had no pomientos. The only mild peppers I had were Pepperoncini so I chopped and drained them well. Like Bergy I used Basmati rice. Also like her I added a half teaspoon of crushed Red Chile flakes to liven things up a bit. The leftovers went, 1 serving at a time, into ziplock freezer bags. Thanks for posting this great recipe. Pierre