Our French Onion Rice Casserole has loads of rich flavor and is a great side dish for your favorite beef, chicken or pork dish. As an extra bonus, this baked French onion rice recipe features just four ingredients.
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Rice can be the perfect side dish to any main course, and sometimes you want to jazz up your basic recipe. This recipe does just that. It combines easy pantry staples such as instant dry rice, beef broth, French onion soup and butter to make a flavorful side dish.
What is even better? All you do is mix together all the ingredients, and pop in the oven to bake. If you can manage to melt butter, then you can handle this recipe.
Here’s a little hint: melt butter or margarine in a saucepan over medium high heat on the stove top. It’s the fastest and cleanest way to do it. Melting in the microwave always ends up in a big mess on the top of the microwave.
French Onion Rice Casserole
This recipe came from our good friend Jackie. When Barbara got married, she gifted her a cookbook where she wrote down her family’s favorite recipes. This baked French Onion Rice Casserole is one of the recipes from her cookbook.
How to make French Onion Rice Casserole
Full recipe is at the bottom of this page.
Grease an oven-safe casserole dish and preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, combine dry instant rice, beef broth, can of condensed French onion soup, and melted butter. Pour into prepared dish and bake for 45 minutes or until rice is tender.
- 2 cups dry instant rice
- 10.5 oz. French onion soup (condensed)
- 15 oz. beef broth
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Mix together all ingredients.
Pour into a greased 2 quart or 8 x 8-inch baking dish.
Bake for 45 minutes or until rice is tender.
Be sure to use dry instant rice in this recipe. Other types of rice do not cook the same.