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7 Layer Casserole With Jalapeno Creme
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7 Layer Casserole With Jalapeno Creme

Delicious 7 layer casserole can be served cold as a salad or warm as a bowl. Yummy and packed with nutrition either way! Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beans, casserole, rice
Diet Category Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, diary free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings depending on whether you are serving kids or adults
Calories 293kcal
Author Alkaline Recipes

Ingredients

7 Layer Casserole

  • 2 cups of cooked brown rice or brown rice/quinoa mix I used Seeds of Change brown rice/quinoa
  • 1 -15 oz can of black or red beans rinsed
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups fresh spinach or mixed greens
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup green onions
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • Cilantro for garnish

Jalapeno Creme

  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoon jalapeno sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest

Instructions

  • Saute mushrooms and spinach in olive oil. (This is optional if you are serving as a cold salad, but even in salad, I prefer my mushrooms and greens sauteed in this dish)
  • Layer the rice, beans, greens, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and green onions in 1 to 1.5 quart bowl.  (If you are eating this bowl hot, proceed to saute rice, beans, tomatoes and green onions as well)
  • Add all Jalapeno Creme ingredients to high speed blender and blend until smooth.
  • Top with Jalapeno Creme, sliced avocado, red pepper flakes and cilantro.
  • Serve either cold as a salad or warmed as a bowl.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 293kcal