Green Bean & Rice Casserole

This simple, flavorful rice dish bursts with tomatoes and green beans. Add it as a side or toss in some protein for a complete meal.


  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons of canola oil 
  • 1/2 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • 1 1/2- 2 cups broth
  • 1 can low-sodium green beans, drained (about 15 ounces)
  • 1 can low-sodium diced tomatoes (about 15 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese (optional)
  • Nonstick Spray


  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds.
  2. In a medium-sized pan, sauté onions in for 3-5 minutes or until they begin to brown.
  3. Add rice and broth.
  4. Cover and cook on medium high until rice is soft, about 20-30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 375°F. 
  6. Spray a small baking dish with nonstick spray.
  7. Add green beans and tomatoes to cooked rice. Mix together.
  8. Spread rice mixture in the baking dish. Top with shredded cheese.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and beginning to brown.

Makes 6 servings

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