Green Chile and Rice Casserole


Green chile rice, just in time for Christmas! I have NEVER served this in 25 years without raves or requests for the recipe. Note: the sour cream and cheese can be low-fat if you wish.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 1 (6 ounce) package dry instant long grain and wild rice mix

  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream

  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained

  • 1 (16 ounce) package shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.

  2. Prepare instant long grain and wild rice mix according to package directions.

  3. Spread 1/2 of the cooked rice mix over the bottom of the prepared baking dish. In a bowl, mix the sour cream and green chiles. Spread 1/2 of the sour cream mixture over rice, and top with 1/2 of the cheese. Repeat the layers.

  4. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until bubbly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

342 Calories
25g Fat
14g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 342
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 16g 78%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 529mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 10mg 49%
Calcium 439mg 34%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 175mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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