creamy spanish rice

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Diane M.
Twin Falls, ID

This is a nice change from your standard potatoes or plain rice...My family members tried this and went back for seconds! They said it was like eating nachos!

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For creamy spanish rice

  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 pkg
    spanish style rice-a-roni
  • 1/2 md
    diced onion
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes (14 oz)
  • 1 can
    diced chiles
  • 2 c
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1 pt
    sour cream
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 c
    crushed tortilla chips
  • chipotle tabasco to taste

How To Make creamy spanish rice

  • 1
    Melt butter in lg. saucepan. add rice and onion and brown, approx. 6 mins. stirring constantly. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9x13 glass pan.
  • 2
    Add seasoning packet, tomatoes, chiles, and water. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and cook until liquid is aborbed and rice is tender, about 20 mins.
  • 3
    Add soup, sour cream and half of cheese, stir to mix and spoon into glass pan. Sprinkle remaining cheese and crushed tortilla chips on top. Bake uncovered for approx. 20-25 mins or until hot and bubbly.
  • 4
    (the chipotle tabasco can be added with the soup and sour cream or just let people sprinkle on afterwards according to individual tastes.)