Wild Rice Casserole

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I made this casserole today and it is wonderful and easy to make. I got the recipe from the FeralVegetarian Yahoo group.

Wild Rice Casserole

Preheat oven to 375º F.

1 pkg. (6 oz.) long grain and wild rice mix
4 oz. sliced mushrooms
2-1/2 cups water
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
3/4 cup onion, chopped
1 TB butter or stick margarine
2 tsp. prepared yellow mustard
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
8 oz. fat free cream cheese, cut into cubes

In a 2 quart casserole, combine rice mix and seasoning packet with mushrooms.
In a medium sauce pan, combine water, spinach, onion, butter, mustard, and nutmeg. Bring to boiling; remove from heat. Stir mixture; pour over rice mixture. Stir in cream cheese.

Bake, covered, in a 375º F., oven 20 minutes. Stir mixture. Cover; bake 15 to
20 minutes more or until rice is tender. Stir again. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.