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Spinach Fantastic

A delicious and savory vegetarian side dish
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 6 people


  • 1 box Uncle Ben's Long Grain and Wild Rice Mix this is key, Uncle Ben's tastes the best
  • 2 10 oz. packages frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack I actually use closer to 4
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp. chopped onion I substitute onion powder because I don't like onions
  • 3/4 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. salt


  • Cook rice according to package instructions
  • Press thawed spinach between paper towels to drain
  • Combine rice, spinach and remaining ingredients in a bowl
  • Spoon into a lightly greased 2 quart shallow casserole
  • Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes