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Fiesta Cheese Rice

 Fiesta Cheese Rice
"I usually serve this spicy rice side dish alongside chicken enchiladas or tacos for a great Mexican meal," writes Sarah Rodefeld of Maud, Oklahoma.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the rice, water, tomatoes and bouillon; mix well.
  • Pour into a greased 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave
  • on high for 10 minutes. Stir in the sour cream and 1/2 cup of
  • cheese; mix well. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Cover and
  • microwave for 45 seconds or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 268 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 591 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.