Rice and Vegetable Gratin
Great texture and easy to make, with whatever herbs you have on hand.


1/3 cup brown rice
2 T-spoons butter
1 red onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 carrot, in matchsticks
1 zucchini
1 can baby corn
2 T-spoons sunflower seeds
3 T-spoons chopped mixed herbs
1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
2 T-spoons whole wheat bread crumbs


Cook rice.

Grease a pyrex dish.

Preheat oven to 350.

Heat butter in skillet. Add onion, cook for 2 mins.

Add garlic, carrot, zucchini, and corn cobs, and cook for 5 mins.

Mix rice with sunflower seeds and mixed herbs, and stir into pan.

Stir in half of mozzarella, and season with salt and pepper.

Spoon into greased dish and top with bread crumbs.

Cook for 25-30 mins in oven. Top with rest of cheese.




What's Cooking Vegetarian, pg. 96