Baked Vegatables

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup of chopped red pepper
  • 1/2 cup of chopped onion
  • 1 chopped garlic clove
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed, dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed black pepper
  • 2 cups of fat free milk
  • 2 cups of cooked spinach
  • 2 cups of cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup of finely shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Using a 12-inch skillet stir
    together mushrooms, red pepper, onion, and garlic in hot butter over
    medium heat until tender.
  2. Add flour, salt, thyme, and black pepper. Slowly stir in milk.
    Cook and stir until it is thick and begins to bubble. Add spinach,
    rice, and 1/4 cup of cheese.
  3. Put mixture into a 2-quart baking dish and sprinkle 1/4 cup of
    cheese of the top. Cover and bake for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake
    10 more minutes until heated through. Let it stand for 15 minutes
    before serving.

Preparation time: 25 minutes.
Bake: 30 minutes
Makes 6 servings