Green Chile Rice


Three 4oz. cans whole green chiles, drained
1 cup chopped onion
¼ cup butter
4 cups hot cooked white rice
2 cups sour cream
1 cup small curd cottage cheese
1 large bay leaf, crumbled
½ tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
chopped fresh parsley

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease 12×8″ baking dish.

2. Slice the chiles lengthwise into halves, leaving the seeds. Set aside.

3. Sauté the onion in butter in a large skillet until golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in rice, sour cream, cottage cheese, bay leaf, salt and pepper.

4. Layer rice mixture, chiles and cheddar cheese ½ at a time in prepared dish. Bake for 25 minutes, or until bubbly.

5. Sprinkle with parsley and serve warm.

Servings: 8

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