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Rice Bake with Ham and Cheese

Rice Bake with Ham and Cheese

Quick, easy and delicious is how Khaya Silingile describes this bake

  • Serves: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

    250 ml (1 cup) Spekko Long Grain Parboiled Rice
    375 ml (1 1/2 cups) grated cheddar cheese
    3 spring onions, thinly sliced
    30 ml (2 tbsp) fresh thyme leaves
    30 ml (2 tbsp) finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves
    30 ml (2 tbsp) chives, chopped
    1 X 410 g can corn kernels, drained
    3 eggs, lightly beaten
    100 g shaved ham
    45 ml (3 tbsp) mayonnaise
    15 ml (1 tbsp) Dijon mustard
    watercress

Method

    1.Preheat oven to 180°C.
    2.Grease and line a loaf pan with baking paper, allowing a 5 cm overhang at long ends.
    3.Cook rice as per packaging instructions. Once cooked, transfer to a large bowl.
    4.Combine 1 cup of cheese, onions, thyme, rosemary, chives, corn, eggs, and salt and pepper in a bowl. Add to the rice. Stir well. Press half the mixture into prepared pan. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup of remaining cheese. Top with ham. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup of cheese. Press remaining rice mixture over cheese.
    5.Bake for 20 minutes or until firm to the touch. Stand for 10 minutes.