Spicy Mexican Cheesy Rice Casserole

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Millereg

Serve this as a main dish or, in smaller servings, as a side dish.

Top Review by CindyTS

Really excellent! I cooked the rice the night before and refrigerated it. I then added the rest of the ingredients the next morning and chilled. All it took was heating (I put extra cheese on top) and it made a great side dish for a carne asada meal. Great for a large crowd!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cooked rice with cheese, chilies, and green onions.
  3. Mix together.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together sour cream, Recaito, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  5. Add to rice mixture and stir thoroughly.
  6. Spray an oven-proof casserole dish with vegetable oil spray.
  7. Spread rice mixture in casserole bake uncovered for approximately 30–40 minutes until cheese melts.
  8. Top with additional cheese, if desired.

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