Arroz Con Queso (Cheesy Rice)

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Heat oil in a medium skillet; add onion and chilies. Cook until softened, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add garlic, cumin and chili powder and cook 2 minutes more.
  • In a large bowl, combine rice, beans and onion mixture. Spray a 2-quart casserole with non-stick spray.
  • Spread 1/3 of the rice/bean mixture. Top that with 1/2 of the ricotta cheese. Top that with 1/2 of the Monterey jack cheese. Repeat, ending with the rice/bean mixture.
  • Cover and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven; cover casserole with the salsa. Sprinkle evenly with cheddar cheese. Bake 5 to 10 minutes more, until cheese is melted and lightly browned.
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