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Red Rice Casserole

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Red Rice casserole is a recipe that I grew up with and is perfect for the middle of the week when your day has gotten away from you and now you have hungry kids asking what’s for dinner. Huge bonus its quick, easy and budget friendly.

ingredients for red rice casserole

Ingredients:

  • 1 16oz. package of Bacon ( can use turkey bacon)
  • 2 cups Rice
  • 2 cans of condensed Tomato soup
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Start by rising your 2 cups rice. This is very important that you rinse your rice until the water is clear and the starch has been removed. then proceed to cook your rice and set aside. While your rice is cooking cut your package of bacon into strips and cook in skillet.

bacon cut up ready to fry

Drain off the grease from the bacon and blot with a paper towel. Return to the skillet and pour in the condensed soup cans. Stir on medium low heat until heated through. Once the rice is cooked drain off any remaining water. Mix in a large bowl the rice and tomato bacon mixture and season with salt and pepper.

red rice ready to eat

There you have it quick, easy and budget friendly kid approved Red Rice casserole without fuss!

red rice casserole ready to eat
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red rice

Red Rice Casserole


  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 people 1x

Description

This casserole is perfect for the middle of the week when your day has gotten away from you and now you have hungry kids asking what’s for dinner.


Ingredients

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  • 16 oz Bacon (can use turkey bacon for healthier option)
  • 2 cups Rice
  • 2 cans Tomato soup (condensed)

Instructions

  1. Start by rising your 2 cups rice. This is very important that you rinse your rice until the water is clear and the starch has been removed. Then proceed to cook your rice and set aside.
  2. While your rice is cooking cut your package of bacon into strips and cook in skillet.
  3. Drain off the grease from the bacon and blot with a paper towel. Return to the skillet and pour in the condensed soup cans. Stir on medium low heat until heated through. Once the rice is cooked drain off any remaining water. Mix in a large bowl the rice and tomato bacon mixture and season with salt and pepper.
  4. There you have it quick, easy and budget friendly kid approved casserole without fuss!
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Casserole, kid approved, quick and easy


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1 Comment

  • Reply
    KLThorn
    January 2, 2024 at 7:51 am

    Kids loved it! Thanks for the quick meal idea

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