Southwest Vegetarian Bake - Weight Watchers Friendly

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by cookingfor1

Just finished this for supper after making it for the first time. It was warm and comforting with just the right amount of heat. Very filling - didn't even miss the meat! I made and baked in advance and then froze until I was ready to serve it. Yummy! Adapted from the Taste of Home Casseroles, Slow Cooker and Soups. 5.5 points per 1/8 of casserole.

Top Review by SandwichQueen

This was yummy and easy! I added both black beans and kidney beans as this was our main dish. I also cooked my rice with oregano. A great option for leftover rice, too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, bring rice and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 35-40 minutes or until tender.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the bean, corn, tomatoes, chilies, salsa, sour cream, 1 cup of the cheese, pepper and rice.
  3. Transfer to a shallow baking dish coated with non-stick spray. Sprinkle with onions and cilantro.
  4. Bake, uncovered at 350 degrees.
  5. Remove from oven, sprinkle with remaining cup of cheese and continue baking for another 10 minutes.
  6. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  7. Note: I didn't have the patience to wait for the rice to cook so I increased the water by 1/2 cup and the rice cooked in the oven.

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