Creamed Spinach and Rice Casserole

This casserole made with Success® Rice is a delicious way to get your greens. This is comfort food at its best!

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Creamed Spinach and Rice Casserole

Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 30 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 35 mins


  • 1 box (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 bag Success® Brown Rice
  • 1 can condensed Cheddar cheese soup
  • 1/2 lb ham, diced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled


What Exactly is a Casserole?

A casserole is a deep pan or bowl used in the oven to prepare a variety of meals; it is also a type of cuisine cooked in such a vessel. To distinguish between those two things, the pan is referred to as a “casserole dish” or “casserole pan,” whilst the food is simply referred to as “a casserole.” 

Casserole Popularity

Casseroles originated in France but shot up in popularity in the United States in the 1950s, cementing themselves as an American tradition. That said, various cuisines from across the world have their own variations of cooking in a casserole pan. 

Other Casserole Recipe Ideas

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Also, our Broccoli and Cheese Rice Casserole is a simple three-step recipe. Simply follow the cooking instructions on your box of Success® Boil-in-Bag Rice, combine the remaining ingredients, and bake!

For tips and tricks and more cooking ideas, come and visit our kitchen. There you’ll find a range of budget-friendly recipes to liven up your culinary world whatever the occasion.

  • With this comforting recipe, it takes very little work to prepare a warm, flavorful meal! Rice Casseroles like this one are simple enough for a weeknight but also a great way to please guests.

    Step 1

  • Prep pan with nonstick spray. Preheat oven to 350ºF.

    Step 2

  • Prepare spinach according to package directions. Drain.

    Step 3

  • Remove uncooked rice from bag. Combine rice, soup, ham, broth, and mustard. Fold in spinach. Mix well.

    Step 4

  • Pour into 9×9-inch oiled baking pan. Top with cheese. Bake 30 minutes.