Cheesy Ham And Rice Casserole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 462.9
  • Total Fat: 17.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 83.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,065.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 53.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 24.5 g

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A real comfort food! Great for a cold day with a side salad. A real comfort food! Great for a cold day with a side salad.
Number of Servings: 4


    * Onions, raw, 8 tbsp chopped
    * Butter, salted, 3 tbsp
    * Flour, white, .25 cup
    * Milk, 2%, 1.25 cup
    * Garlic, 2 cloves
    * Celery, raw, 2 stalk, large (11"-12" long)
    * Rice, Mahatma Long Grain White (Dry Measure), 1 cup
    * Ham, 97% fat free, Kirkland, 3 oz., 3.2 serving
    * Velveeta Cheese Product, 3.75 oz
    * 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    * 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
    * 1-1/2 tablespoon dried parsley
    * 1/2 teaspoon salt
    * 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon


This is a dish that can be prepared early in the day or even the day before and stored in refrigerator until ready to warm up.


Steam 1 cup rice in 2 cups water. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt to the rice water. Simmer on slow for 20 minutes until tender.

Saute onions, garlic and celery in butter until tender. Add pepper, nutmeg, parsley, salt and bouillon. Add flour to pan and stir until flour absorbs butter. Add milk and whisk until thickened. You may need to add a little water to thin. Add Velveeta until melted. Thin with water until gravy-like.

Spray a 9 x 10 glass pan with cooking spray. Layer rice, diced ham and then gravy over the top. Sprinkle with paprika.

Heat in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.

Serving Size: 4 Generous Servings

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    Tastes so good, I could have been bad and ate the whole thing! Thanks! - 4/21/12