CALIFORNIA RICE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

A good friend gave me the recipe for this dish a few days ago and I cannot wait to try it. What a comfort food meal!
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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 c
chopped onion
1/4 c
(1/2 stick) butter
4 c
cups cooked white rice
2 c
sour cream
1 c
cottage cheese
1
bay leaf
1/2 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper
3 small
cans green chiles, drained
2 c
sharp cheddar cheese, grated
chopped parsley

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until golden. Remove from heat and stir in rice, sour cream, cottage cheese, bay leaf, salt and pepper. Lightly mix.
2
Layer half the rice mixture in a buttered 9x13-inch baking dish, then half the chiles, and sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese. Repeat layers.
3
Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with the chopped parsley and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #comfort, #cheesy, #creamy