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:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

Step-By-Step

1In 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.

2Layer 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.

3Bake 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