Cheesy Shrimp Rice Casserole

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With just a few ingredients, you can whip up a tasty seafood dish—Cheesy Shrimp and Rice Casserole.  Your whole family can enjoy this cheesy, home-style meal.

Brought to you by Holly Clegg and Eating Well Through Cancer.

Ingredients

1 cup dry brown or wild rice

2 cups water

2 pounds cooked medium shrimp, peeled

Salt and pepper to taste

6 ounces light pasteurized processed cheese spread

1/2 cup skim milk

Bread crumbs

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook rice in water according to package directions. Set aside.

 Combine shrimp, salt and pepper, and cooked rice. Heat cheese and milk together in microwave or in small pan over medium-low heat until melted, and mix with rice mixture.

Transfer to 2-quart casserole dish, sprinkle with bread crumbs, bake 15 minutes or until well heated.

Makes 6-8 servings.

Per serving:250 calories, 1 g fat, 21 g carbohydrate, 30 g protein, 1 g dietary fiber, and 601 mg sodium.