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Clean Eating Butternut Rice Casserole Recipe

Clean Eating Butternut Brown Rice Casserole

A delicious side dish the whole family will love!

Course Casserole, Grains, Main Course, Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Yield 9 servings
Calories 370 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry

Ingredients

  • 2 cups long grain brown rice (I used basmati)
  • 3 cups diced butternut squash (small dice)
  • 1 1/2 cups diced carrots (small dice)
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion (small dice)
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 5 medium garlic cloves (minced fine)
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 5 cups vegetable broth (low sodium, no sugar added)
  • 2 cups cashew cream sauce (see link for cashew alfredo sauce above)
  • salt to taste at serving
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. In a large 10 X 14 casserole dish, pour in the brown rice.

    Clean Eating Butternut Rice Casserole Recipe
  2. Then add the butternut squash.

    Clean Eating Butternut Rice Casserole Recipe
  3. Then the carrots.

    Clean Eating Butternut Rice Casserole Recipe
  4. Now, in a separate skillet, sauté the onions in the oil until they are golden brown. In the last minute of sautéing, add in the garlic and nutmeg and continue stirring. Then add this mixture to the casserole dish.

    Clean Eating Butternut Rice Casserole Recipe
  5. Pour in the vegetable broth and cashew cream sauce. 

    Clean Eating Butternut Rice Casserole Recipe
  6. Stir well to combine.

  7. Bake at 375 F. for approximately 1 hour, or until the rice and butternut are cooked through. (Time will vary based on your oven).

  8. Cool slightly and serve, seasoning with salt as needed.

    Clean Eating Butternut Rice Casserole Recipe

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Butternut Brown Rice Casserole
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 370 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 545mg 23%
Potassium 539mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 176.1%
Vitamin C 15.4%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 16.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.