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chile rice casserole

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Lynette !
Gulf Breeze, FL

This is a good side with anything, but I like to use it in place of the usual tomato base rice with Mexican dishes.

(3 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chile rice casserole

  • 1 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 8 oz
    sour cream
  • 4 oz
    can chopped green chiles, drained
  • 3 c
    monterey jack cheese, shredded

How To Make chile rice casserole

  • 1
    Cook rice according to package directions; add butter, stirring until the butter melts.
  • 2
    Combine sour cream and chiles; add to the rice mixture, stirring well.
  • 3
    Place half of the rice mixture in a greased 1 1/2 quart casserole dish; sprinkle with 1 1/2 cups cheese. Repeat layers with remaining rice mixture and 1 1/2 cups cheese.
  • 4
    Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until the cheese melts and the mixture is thoroughly heated. Serve immediately.