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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
  • 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 sour cream
  • 1 cup 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chiles, drained
  • 2 cups 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 11x7-in. baking dish. Layer with half of the chiles and cheese. Repeat layers.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through and bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 388 calories, 22g fat (16g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 534mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.

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