TOMATO CHEESY BAKED RICE

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 25 mins

Serve: 1 pax

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pouch of ZERO RICE
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 onion, chopped
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 30ml low fat milk
  • 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar, plus extra for top
  • 1/2 tsp freshly chopped parsley leaves
  • 1/2 tsp freshly chopped thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tsp chopped basil leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Butter a casserole dish.
  2. In a pan over medium-high heat, saute onions with 1 tsp of olive oil and cayenne until translucent. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together milk and egg.
  4. Add the cheese, ZERO RICE, parsley, thyme, basil and combine well. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour into prepared casserole dish, put sliced tomatos on rice and top with extra shredded cheese. Bake for 30 minutes and serve piping hot.

Options: Use a mix of cheeses for extra oomph! You can even make this ahead of time (prepare up till step 4) and pop this into the oven for a quick, yummy meal!