Sweet Onion Casserole

Sweet Onion Casserole

The mix of rice, Swiss cheese, and sweet onions in this recipe is delicious. It’s a great accompaniment to any meal, such as roasted fowl or grilled meats. Every time you serve it, you’ll receive compliments on it—it’s a family favorite.


  1. One-third cup of raw basmati rice
  2. Five cups of water
  3. Half a cup of butter
  4. Three pounds of finely chopped sweet onions
  5. One cup of half-and-half
  6. One and a half tablespoons of salt
  7. Two cups of Swiss cheese, shredded and divided


  • Turn the oven on to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius). Grease a two-quart casserole dish.
  • In a big saucepan, bring the water to a boil and add the rice. For about five minutes, stir, lower the heat to low, and simmer the rice until it is halfway done. After draining, set rice aside
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter; sauté and stir onions for about 8 minutes, or until they are transparent but not browned. In the skillet with the rice, combine the sautéed onions and butter; add the half-and-half, salt, and 1 3/4 cups of Swiss cheese. Spoon mixture into the baking dish that has been prepared, and top with the remaining 1/4 cup of Swiss cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, for approximately one hour in a preheated oven, or until rice is soft and top is gently browned.

Nutrition Information

(per serving)

323 Calories

32g Carbs,

11g Protein,

and 17g Fat

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