Green Chiles and Rice Casserole

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • 1 Tbsp
    oil
  • 1.5 c
    water, boiling
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, optional
  • 2 c
    sour cream
  • 4 oz
    monterey jack cheese, cubed small
  • 6 oz
    green chiles, rinsed and diced
  • 3/4 c
    monterey jack cheese, grated
  • butter
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How To Make

  • 1
    In medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; add rice and stir until rice is coated with oil and heated through.
  • 2
    Add boiling water and salt, if desired. (Note: cheese and chiles are salty.)
  • 3
    Bring to boil over high heat; cover and reduce heat to low.
  • 4
    Cook 20 to 25 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • 5
    Spray a 12 x 7 1/2 x 2 inch glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 6
    Combine cooked rice with the sour cream.
  • 7
    Spread 1/2 of rice mixture on bottom of baking dish; sprinkle chiles over rice mixture, then the cubed cheese, rest of rice mixture, and then the grated cheese.
  • 8
    Bake 25 minutes in the preheated 325 oven, or until bubbly.

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