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California Casserole #3

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Casseroles Cheese/eggs


  • 1/4 c Butter or margarine
  • 1 c Onion; chopped
  • 4 c White rice; freshly cooked
  • 2 c Dairy sour cream
  • 1 c Creamed cottage cheese
  • 1 lg Bay leaf; crumbled
  • 1/2 ts Salt; optional
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
  • 3 cn (4 oz each) green chilies drained, halved lengthwise leaving seeds
  • 2 c Sharp natural cheddar cheese grated
  • Parsley; chopped


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a 12 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish (2-quart). In hot butter in large skillet, saute onion until golden about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in hot rice, sour cream, cottage cheese, bay leaf, salt (optional), and pepper; toss lightly to mix well.
Layer half the rice mixture in bottom of baking dish, then half of chilies; sprinkle with half of Cheddar cheese; repeat.
Bake, uncovered, 25 minutes, or until bubbly and hot. Sprinkle with chopped parsley. Source: McCall's Book of Wonderful One-Dish Meals.
Shared and MM by Judi M. Phelps. Internet: