Simple Rice for a Busy Day

Simple Rice For A Busy Day Recipe

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Rebecca Hallstrom


Five ingredients and five minutes are all it takes to put together this cheesy, creamy, crunchy, chile-flavored, deceptively-simple rice dish. It will taste like you slaved over a hot stove - but shhhh, don't worry, we won't tell!

★★★★★ 1 vote
5 Min
30 Min


4 c
instant rice (cooked)
1 can(s)
cream of chicken soup
4 oz
green chiles, diced
1 can(s)
water chestnuts, sliced
8 oz
monterrey jack cheese, shredded

How to Make Simple Rice for a Busy Day


  • 1Cook the instant rice according to package directions; drain and place in a mixing bowl.
  • 2Add other ingredients; mix well. Add 1 tsp salt & 1/2 tsp black pepper, if desired.
  • 3Pour mixture into a covered casserole or baking dish and bake at 375 for 30 mintues.
  • 4Serve warm. Makes a great accompaniment to grilled chicken or fish.

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About Simple Rice for a Busy Day

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy