Tasty Brown Rice with Beans 

 

2 1/4

lb

onions

finely chopped

4 1/2

lb

carrots

finely chopped

1 1/2

c

celery

chopped

1

c

fresh parsley

chopped

1/4

c

basil

2

tbsp

oregano

8

cloves

garlic

1/4

c

olive oil

9

lb

tomatoes

coarsely chopped

3

lb

cooked kidney beans

drained

7 1/2

lb

cooked brown rice

2

lb

cheese, low fat

grated

1 1/2

tsp

black pepper

Sauté onions, carrots, celery, parsley, basil, oregano, and garlic 
in olive oil until onions are golden. Add tomatoes, beans, rice, salt, pepper, and half the cheese.
 Mix gently but well. Put in 5 greased 9"x13" baking dishes (4 qt capacity). 
Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover and bake at 350F until thoroughly heated 
[about 30 minutes].  Serves 50

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