Veggie brown rice bake

veggie and brown rice bake

Making better food choices doesn’t have to mean only eating lettuce leaves. Ntwenhle Gcabashe shows you how to prepare a veggie and brown rice bake that is delicious and good for you.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 60 minutes

Serves: 5–6

  • 2 cups brown rice, cooked
  • 3 tablespoons (45ml) oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 cup asparagus, chopped
  • 2 cups spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • Handful fresh basil, shredded
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • Red micro leaves, for serving

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  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry garlic until soft.
  3. Add peas, asparagus, spinach and cream cheese. Cook until soft. Transfer the mixture into a bowl.
  4. Add eggs, basil and parmesan cheese. Mix well and spoon into a lightly greased baking tin. Bake for 45–50 minutes or until set.
  5. Let it cool, and serve with micro leaves.

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