California Casserole

California Casserole Recipe

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1/4 c
1 c
onion, chopped
4 c
rice, cooked
2 c
sour cream
1 c
cottage cheese
1 large
bay leaf , crushed
1/2 tsp
salt, optional
12 oz
green chiles, drained and halved with seeds
2 c
cheddar cheese, grated
parsley, chopped

How to Make California Casserole


  • 1Preheat oven to 375. Lightly grease a 12 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish (2-quart).
  • 2In hot butter in large skillet, saute onion until golden about 5 minutes.
  • 3Remove from heat; stir in hot rice, sour cream, cottage cheese, bay leaf, salt (optional), and pepper; toss lightly to mix well.
  • 4Layer half the rice mixture in bottom of baking dish, then half of chiles; sprinkle with half of cheddar cheese; repeat.
  • 5Bake, uncovered, 25 minutes, or until bubbly and hot. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

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About California Casserole

Course/Dish: Rice Sides, Side Casseroles
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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