Mushroom & Leek Rice Casserole

Mushroom & Leek Rice Casserole

This baked rice dish comes together quickly and is a lovely side meal with a protein of your choice. Alternatively, you can add bite sized sausages or chicken to the mixture before cooking to make it a meal unto itself!

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Ingredients
  • 1 tbspbutter or oil
  • 1yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 clovesgarlic, minced
  • 2 cupscremini mushrooms, washed and sliced
  • 1 cupwhite button mushrooms, washed and sliced
  • 3 cupsof prepared leek (approx. 1 leek stalk)
  • 2 cupsuncooked white rice
  • 4 cupsvegetable stock
  • 2 sprigsof fresh thyme
  • ½ cupgrated cheddar cheese

Optional: 4 cooked sausages or 1 cup of cooked meat like chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease pan with butter or oil.
  3. In the bottom of a 9×11 pan or large square roasting pan, mix onion, garlic mushrooms, leeks, rice. Pour stock evenly on the pan. Tuck in pieces of meat evenly around the mixture. Sprinkle with thyme leaves
    (if desired add extra on the top for garnish.) Evenly sprinkle the grated cheese on top.
  4. Bake in pre-heated oven uncovered for 50-60 minutes, until cooked and liquid is absorbed.