Place 2-L casserole dish in oven to warm. Meanwhile, melt margarine in large skillet on medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir 3 min. Stir in mushrooms; cook 10 min. or until mushrooms release most of their liquid, stirring occasionally.
Add rice; cook and stir 1 min. Stir in broth, bacon, thyme and pepper; bring just to simmer. Spoon into warmed casserole dish; cover.
Bake 30 to 35 min. or until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Add cheese; stir until melted.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Substitute 1/4 tsp. dried thyme leaves for the fresh thyme.
Substitute sliced cremini mushrooms for the chopped portobello mushrooms.
How to Remove Gills from Mushrooms
Use a grapefruit spoon to remove the dark gills from under the caps. The serrated edge on the spoon helps you to easily remove the gills with little or no damage to the caps.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 7 g
Saturated fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 500 mg
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 9 g
8 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.