Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Cheesy Rice

I saw this recipe on Katherine's website and wanted to try it, although I want to try every single dish she posts, they are all winners. I changed it up a bit, and it was everything I thought it would be!

Rice and Cheese my two favorite food groups, together in one dish? YUM is what I say!

3 cups of White Rice, cooked and cooled
2-3 tbl butter
1 onion diced
2 cloves garlic minced
1 can Rotel Tomato Chilis (drained)
1 can diced fire roasted chili's in a can (mild)
3 eggs
1 cup of milk
1 8oz package of Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
Salt and Pepper to taste
Cayenne Pepper to taste

Preheat your oven to 350

Melt you butter in a non stick skillet over medium heat

Saute your onions with some Cayenne pepper, salt and pepper

Add in your garlic towards the end and stir well, remove from the heat

In a large bowl whisk the 3 eggs and cup of milk (you could add some hot sauce at this point)

Add your cooked rice and cheddar cheese to the milk mixture, stir to combine

Add the drained Rotel, Chili's, and the onion mixture and continue mixing until well incorporated

Place into a well greased casserole dish

Cook at 350 degrees for 30 minutes


Heather said...

ohhh. cheese and carbs. i am in love. it looks delicious (and so fancily styled!!)

Christina Kim said...

Rice and cheese, such a interesting combo!! Being Korean, it is foreign for me to see rice paired with cheese, but I suppose it isn't much different from mac&cheese! I am sure it tastes tasty.... so cheesy and carby and tasty!

MaryBeth said...

Rice and Cheese...the best combo ever!

Donna-FFW said...

Saw this over there also, looks fabulous, have to try is already on my list.

Elyse said...

I've never thought to put rice and cheese together, but what a great and delicious idea! And I'm sure the tomatoes add a great touch!!

Katherine Aucoin said...

I love that you added Rotel tomatoes. I thought that would be a good idea too, but I knew my girls would balk.

It looks great Cheryl, your photos are terrific! I'm glad you liked it and thank you for the plug.

Darius T. Williams said...

Cheesy rice! Oh Yea!!!!

Anonymous said...

here in singapore cheese-baked rice is very popular! they love rice, so they basically copied the concept of baked pasta but subbing rice instead.

Netts Nook said...

Oh this looks so good can't wait to try. Check out my post today I think you might be able to enjoy a treat. I was thinking about you.

The Blonde Duck said...

How did I miss this one? I must make it!

Gabe's Girl said...

Wow, this looks fantastic! I just love rice. and cheese.

A Feast for the Eyes said...

This sounds totally awesome. I really liked the presentation of this dish...very fancy!


Pam said...

Looks and sounds great Cheryl - I like your presentation.

NuKiwi said...

Nice photo...and it sounds like it would have a kick to it! I think if I am gonna eat rice, it has to be pretty gussied up (guess that's why I like risttos so much)...and cheese is ALWAYS good, yes? :o)

Amy said...

That looks delicious! I love rice and cheese!

Kevin said...

I really like the sound of this cheesy rice!

Jan said...

Looks and sounds totally yumptious.

Michele said...

I absolutely Love this! The presentation is awesome!!!!!

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