Cook the rice according to package directions minus 1/4 cup water. Let cool
Bring 2 cups water and 1/2 Tlb of salt to a boil in a med saucepan and cook the shrimp for 1 min. Drain immediately and set aside.
Saute the pepper, onion, and garlic until soft.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine the rice, soup, 1 1/2 cups of cheese, shrimp, and vegetables. Add salt & pepper to taste. Mix well. Spray 11 by 7 inch casserole dish with vegetable spray. Place mixture in pan and top with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese. Bake for 30 mins, or until bubbly.