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Foodie Friday: Porkkanalaatikko

Published: February 23, 2019

Happy Foodie Friday! This week's recipe is a favorite, especially around Christmas, Porkkanalaatikko!



5-6 medium-sized carrots

1-1/2 cups brown rice, cooked

2 cups milk or cream

2 eggs

1 tbsp dark brown sugar or molasses

1 tsp salt

3 – 4 tbsp butter

1/2 cup bread or cracker crumbs

1 tsp nutmeg (optional)



Preheat oven to 375°F.

Peel and finely shred the carrots into a large mixing bowl.

Add the cooked rice, milk, eggs, salt, brown sugar, and optional nutmeg, stirring until ingredients are mixed evenly.

Pour the carrot mixture into a greased casserole dish.

Melt the butter and combine it with the bread or cracker crumbs. Sprinkle the crumbs over the carrot mixture.

Optional: Once the casserole is fully prepped to go into the oven, you can decorate the dish by making shallow, patterned indentations with the tip of a spoon.

Bake for about 45 minutes, until crumbs are golden brown or until no liquid drains from the casserole when the edge is pulled away from the side.



Credit: Globetrotting Goaway