Spinach and Bacon Casserole

Enjoy bacon, spinach, and cheese for dinner with this quick, easy and delicious Spinach and Bacon Casserole made with Minute® Instant Brown Rice.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 30 mins
Servings SERVES 6
Ready in TOTAL TIME 35 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Minute® Brown Rice
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) chicken broth
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 pkg (6 oz) baby spinach
  • 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend, divided
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • Bacon is delicious at any time of day! Try it in this Spinach and Bacon Casserole at dinnertime tonight.

    Step 1

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.

    Step 2

  • Prepare rice according to package directions, substituting broth for water.

    Step 3

  • Heat a large sauté pan or deep-sided skillet over medium-high heat. Fry bacon until crisp. Remove from pan and break into smaller pieces. Set aside.

    Step 4

  • Add onions and garlic to pan and sauté until onions are transparent, about 2 minutes.

    Step 5

  • Stir in rice, condensed soup, spinach and 1/2 cup of cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

    Step 6

  • Spoon mixture into a 2-quart casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.

    Step 7

  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown and bubbling.

Bacon for Dinner

Who says bacon is only a breakfast food? Bacon is delicious at any time of day and in any meal! Serve your family this easy and delicious Spinach and Bacon Casserole made with Minute® Instant Brown Rice, cream of mushroom soup, chicken broth, onion, garlic and a melty Italian cheese blend for dinner tonight and see their faces light up. We guarantee that this creamy and cheesy dish will become an instant favorite!

Perfect for your weekly dinner rotation, this dish is not only incredibly delicious, it’s also quick and easy to make. Like many other delicious Minute® Rice recipes, this dish consists of just a few simple steps and is ready in less than 35 minutes. All you need to do is fry up some bacon, sauté the veggies, cook the rice, combine the ingredients in a casserole dish and pop it in the preheated oven. That’s it! Then you can wind down and enjoy quality time with your family while you wait for your delicious, well-deserved meal.