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Cheesy Green Chili Rice

 Cheesy Green Chili Rice
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
6-8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until heated
  • through and bubbly. Yield: 6-8 servings.
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.