Walnut Rice with Cream Cheese, Mushrooms & Spinach


Walnut Rice with Cream Cheese, Mushrooms & Spinach

“Rice to the Rescue!” Recipe Contest Winner - Lane McLoud

Yield: Makes 6 servings.

1/3 cup butter or margarine
2 cups sliced mushrooms
1 3-ounce package cream cheese, cubed
3 cups cooked rice
2 cups fresh spinach, torn
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms; cook until soft, 2 to 4 minutes. Add cream cheese; stir until melted. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add rice; stir until well blended and heated through, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat.

In large bowl, combine rice mixture, spinach, Parmesan cheese, walnuts, salt and pepper. Toss well.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 330
Total Fat 22g
Cholesterol 42mg
Sodium 662mg
Total Carbohydrate 25g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Protein 9g

SidesLaurie Blumanthal