Spicey Cheese Baked Beans w/Rice

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal


Try this for your next cookout, or as main dish! Very hearty and feeds a crowd.
Growing up in large family, we had to find ways to stretch our dinners. This is simply a baked bean dish with some added rice. Baked with cheese. Delish!!


★★★★★ 1 vote

A crowd
10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2
    onion chopped
  • 2
    grated garlic cloves
  • 1 small
    pepper chopped (any color) used yellow for contrast
  • 1/4 c
    can green chillis or jalepenos chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    cannelini beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can(s)
    black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can(s)
    pinto beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can(s)
    baked beans or chili beans
  • 1 c
    cooked rice
  • 1 c
    cottage cheese, small curd
  • 1/4-1/2 c
    pepper jack cheese (shredded) cheddar less intense heat

How to Make Spicey Cheese Baked Beans w/Rice


  1. Saute in olive oil onions and peppers til soften a few mins. Grate garlic gloves into pan and cook another min.
    Add green chilis to pan stir for another min.
  2. In large baking pan add all beans, pour peppers and onions over beans and stir.
    Next stir in cooked rice then cottage cheese.
    S&P and chilli powder.
  3. Topped with grated cheese and bake.
    Bake at 350 for 25-30 min till heated through and cheese is melted.

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About Spicey Cheese Baked Beans w/Rice

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #hot, #beans, #baked, #cheeses

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