Today’s Recipe comes from my good friend Hazel.


(A delicious vegetarian dish, that even the most serious meat eaters will enjoy!)


2 cups cooked white rice
2 packets finely chopped spinich
1 tsp minced garlic
1 onion finely chopped
2 large carrots diced
8-10 sliced mushrooms
small packet of pine nuts
1/2 cup soy sauce
4 Tbsp sweet chilly sauce
3 Tbsp ABC sauce (optional)
black pepper
250g philly cheese (Philadelphia cream cheese)
250g ricotta cheese
grated cheese for top of pie
1 white or cheese sauce packet


1. Cook rice and carrots separately and set aside.
2. Heat pan with oil and brown onion and garlic.
3. Add drained spinach and soy sauce -stir and cook for a few minutes.
4. Add sauces, pepper, mushrooms, carrots and pine nuts. Stir for short time before removing from heat.
5. Add rice to the vegetable mixture and stir well.
6. Make a white or cheese sauce and stir ricotta into the sauce.
7. Layer ingredients as follows, (in a large lasagne or baking dish); one layer of vegetable and rice mixture, followed by a layer of philly cheese, then another layer of the vegetable and rice mixture.
8. Pour the ricotta cheese sauce on top of pie and sprinkle with grated cheese.
9. Cook in moderate oven until top is browning. Approximately 40 minutes.
10. Serve with a mixed salad and garlic bread. ENJOY!

(Cut up left over pie into meal size pieces and freeze.)

So what are you waiting for?  Get cooking….

Fee 🙂


2 Responses

  1. this sounds really yummy. quick question, with the philly cheese layer, do you melt itand spread it or slice it?

    • Thanks for your visit Sharon.

      I asked Hazel about the philly and she replied:-
      I just spread the philly cheese as much as I can, over the mixture. (It’s not the easiest stage of the recipe!) If it is really firm, I soften it a bit in the microwave, but have never melted it as such. Hope this helps.

      Thanks for your visit. Please pop back and leave a comment if you make this recipe and enjoy it.

      Fiona 🙂

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