"Black Beans and Rice" and Cheddar Casserole

Tiffany Bannworth


This recipe is essentially an option to make when you have leftover black beans and rice.

This is baked macaroni cheese, but without the macaroni.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
35 Min


  • 5 c
    leftover black beans and rice
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 2
  • 1 lb
    sharp cheddar, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp
    spicy dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 stick
    butter, diced
  • 1 1/2 c
    panko bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 1/2 c
    cream or milk
  • 1 pinch
    lemon pepper salt to taste

How to Make "Black Beans and Rice" and Cheddar Casserole


  1. In a mixing bowl, stir all ingredients (reserve 2 tbsp of panko) until well blended.
  2. Pour in a greased casserole dish.
  3. Sprinkle the reserved panko atop.
  4. Bake until panko is a golden brown.
  5. When removing from oven, sprinkle with lemon pepper salt to taste.

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About "Black Beans and Rice" and Cheddar Casserole

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #leftovers

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