Chile & Cheese Rice

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Hey Jude

This is a versatile can serve it as a side dish or add a vegetable and salad and call it dinner!

Top Review by papergoddess

Very good rice dish, Judy. I didn't have any pimientos, so I diced up some roasted red peppers I had in the fridge. I also used fat-free sour cream, which worked just fine. It went very well with a southwest-style chicken dish I made.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place water and salt in a 2-quart pan and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Add rice and cover.
  3. When water resumes a full rolling boil, reduce heat and simmer until rice is aldente and all liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  4. Stir in chiles, pimentos, sour cream, jack cheese and 1/2 C.
  5. of the cheddar cheese.
  6. Pour rice mixture into a greased, shallow 1 1/2-quart casserole and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 C.
  7. cheddar cheese.
  8. Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven for 30 minutes.

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