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       Title: RICE AND BEAN CASSEROLE
  Categories: Casseroles, Usenet
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       3 c  Pink beans, cooked
   2 1/2 c  Brown rice, cooked
       6 oz Tomato paste
       1 c  Cottage cheese, lowfat
     1/4 c  Onion, chopped
       1 c  Milk
     1/4 c  Wheat germ
       1 tb Parsley, chopped
       2    Garlic cloves
       1 ts Tamari soy sauce
     1/4 ts Nutmeg, ground
     1/4 ts Basil
     1/4 c  Sesame seeds
            -(less or more, to taste)
  
   Mix the beans, rice and tomato paste.  Blend the
   garlic, onion, milk and soy sauce. Combine everything
   but sesame seeds into a baking dish. Shake the sesame
   seeds on top. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 40 min.
   
   Optional additions:  1 egg, about 1/4 t rosemary,
   about 1 t molasses, grated parmesan cheese on top,
   mace (to taste).
   
   NOTES:
   
   *  A vegetarian bean, rice and cheese casserole.
   Yield:  Serves 4-6.
   
   *  Substitutions:  (I have not tried all combinations!)
   
   :  o  beans:  pinto or almost any kind
   :  o  rice:  barley for some or all
   :  o  cottage cheese:  plain yoghurt or tofu
   :  o  wheat germ:  grape nuts, bulgur wheat, oatmeal,
   etc. :  o  milk:  anything from water to whole milk
   :  o  nutmeg:  cinnamon
   :  o  egg:  tapioca flour and starch paste
   :  o  molasses:  blackstrap molasses or honey
   
   : Difficulty:  easy.
   : Time:  15 minutes preparation (if rice is already
   cooked), 45 minutes cooking.
   : Precision:  approximate measurement OK.
   
   : Dave Dameron dameron@glacier.ARPA
   : Organization:  Stanford University, IC Laboratory
   : If you have rocks in your head, open a quarry.
   
   : Copyright (C) 1986 USENET Community Trust
  
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