VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 3-3/4 cups cooked rice
- 3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed
- 3/4 cup frozen corn, thawed
- 4 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted, stirring twice. To make sand castles, pack rice mixture into 1/2-cup and 1/4-cup measures; unmold and stack on dinner plates. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Rice Sand Castles in Quick Cooking July/August 2003, p61