Cheesy Green Chili Rice Recipe
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Cheesy Green Chili Rice Recipe

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This creamy rice dish is a nice addition to a spicy meal. When I first tried it at a church potluck, I knew I had to have the recipe.—Laurie Fisher, Greeley, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups hot cooked long grain rice
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 388 calories, 22 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 534 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook onion in butter until tender. Remove from the heat. Stir in the rice, sour cream, cottage cheese, salt and pepper. Spoon half of the mixture into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Layer with half of the chilies and cheese. Repeat layers.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through and bubbly. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Green Chili Rice in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p197

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 388 calories, 22 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 534 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Reviews for Cheesy Green Chili Rice

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Reviewed Nov. 28, 2011

"Delicious. Even my dad, who doesn't like cottage cheese or sour cream, had seconds."

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2011

"This was good, but not great. It definitely needs something extra, so I'll have to play around with it next time I make it. I'll definitely be adding more cheese, as it seemed to be almost non-existent among all the rice."

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Reviewed Oct. 23, 2011

"Did not look like the picture or taste anything like expected. This was not a hit on our table!"

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Reviewed Aug. 27, 2011

"I thought it was fantastic. We ate it with salsa and it was great."

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Reviewed Nov. 2, 2010

"This was not quite as flavorful as I had hoped, but it was a nice side for spicier mexican dishes and I would make it again, although I would add a little more onion and some garlic I think."

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