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Curry Brown Rice Bake with Vegetables

Curry Brown Rice Bake with Vegetables
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    24
    servings, 1/2 cup each

Ingredients

  • 3 1/4 cups water
  • 4 1/2 cups uncooked instant brown rice
  • 1 (16 oz.) bag frozen broccoli, cauliflower and carrot medley, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons yellow curry powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk

Instructions

PREHEAT oven to 375° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking dish.

BRING water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add rice; return water to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and fluff with fork. Add vegetables to rice; stir well. Spoon mixture into prepared dish.

MELT butter in medium, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes or until soft. Add flour, sugar, curry powder, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds. Gradually stir in evaporated milk; bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Pour sauce over rice mixture; gently stir well to combine. Cover tightly with foil.

BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through. Remove from oven; fluff with fork.