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Rice Elena

Rated as 4.14 out of 5 Stars

"This is a favorite of my family. Quick and easy and delicious! Goes great with Mexican dishes or as a side dish with chicken."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 465 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 2-quart casserole dish.
  2. Mix rice, sour cream, Monterey jack cheese, green chiles, and salt together in the prepared casserole dish. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over the rice mixture.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until hot in the center, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 465 calories; 33.7 g fat; 21.1 g carbohydrates; 19.7 g protein; 89 mg cholesterol; 747 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Recipe Group: Creamy and comfy! This is a very nice rice dish. I made instant brown rice while I mixed everything else up, then popped it in the oven while I made a salad. Served it in flour tor...

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This was good not great. It just wasn't flavorful enough. It was VERY bland/thick/creamy as other reviewers thought. Will search out a different rice recipe instead next time or maybe just add s...

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Recipe Group: Creamy and comfy! This is a very nice rice dish. I made instant brown rice while I mixed everything else up, then popped it in the oven while I made a salad. Served it in flour tor...

I made this for the Buzz Recipe Group Selection for March 7, 2015. This earned a 5 star rating at our house - WE LOVED IT. The only tweak I made was to make 4 servings instead of 8. We loved t...

Outstanding. Simply outstanding. I had to cobble this together using ingredients I had on hand, so bear with me. Halved recipe as just hubby & I, didn't have enough sour cream so I had to sup...

Recipe Group selection 3/7/15. I made half a recipe for DD and me and I built our meatless Monday dinner around it. The only change I made was to use a Mexican cheese blend rather than the Mon...

Absolutely delicious! Didn't change a thing, and won't next time either! This dish is mild (which is great for me) but still has that great chili flavor. Also great dish because it lends well as...

This was good not great. It just wasn't flavorful enough. It was VERY bland/thick/creamy as other reviewers thought. Will search out a different rice recipe instead next time or maybe just add s...

BIG HIT! I used a box of yellow rice that I wanted to use up and 1/2'd all the other ingredients. Nice creaminess and great flavor. This went perfectly w/ our chicken enchiladas and sweet corn c...

My husband said it was "The Bomb". He just loved it. (I knew he would). I didn't have the green chilies on hand so I put jalapenos instead. My husband likes things spicy.

Super yummy, easy and quick. Thank you. I used only 2 cups mixed cheddar and jack cheese, total, and about 1/3 cup green chili sauce or maybe even less because that's what I had on hand and it w...