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spicey cheese baked beans w/rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
Buffalo, NY

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 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spicey cheese baked beans w/rice

  • 1/2
    onion chopped
  • 2
    grated garlic cloves
  • 1 sm
    pepper chopped (any color) used yellow for contrast
  • 1/4 c
    can green chillis or jalepenos chopped
  • 1 can
    cannelini beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can
    black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can
    pinto beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can
    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.