Famous Spinach-Rice Casserole

(from kylerhea’s recipe box)

Source: The Big Book of Casseroles

Serves 8 people

Categories: Casseroles, May2012, Rice, Spinach


  • 3 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 Tbs butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 2 Tbs chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Dash of ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 cups cooked long-grain white or brown rice
  • 3 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, using a whisk, beat eggs until blended. Add milk, butter, onion, parsley, thyme, nutmeg, salt, and Worcestershire sauce and mix well. Fold in rice, 2 cups of the cheese, and spinach. Turn the mixture into a 4-quart casserole dish or baking dish lightly coated with cooking spray or oil.

  2. Bake, uncovered, until bubbly, about 45 minutes. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese evenly over top and bake, uncovered, until cheese melts, about 5 minutes longer.

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