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Texas Rice

Yield
Servings
Prep time
1 hr
Courses
Entrée | Vegetables
Special Diets
Vegetarian
Source

Reprinted with permission from Whole Foods for the Whole Family ©1981, La Leche League International

Description

Rich and creamy!

Ingredients

1 conion (chopped)
2 Tbutter
4 cbrown rice (hot, cooked)
1 cplain yogurt (or sour cream)
1 ccottage cheese
1 tgarlic powder
1 toregano (dried)
  salt and pepper (to taste)
1⁄4 cgreen chilies (chopped or 1 c. chopped bell pepper)
1 large tomato (sliced)
3 zucchini (6-inch sliced)
2 ccheddar (grated, or monterey jack cheese)

Instructions

Saute onion in butter. Stir into hot rice along with yogurt, cottage cheese, and spices. In oiled casserole dish layer half the rice mixture, half the vegetables and half the grated cheese. Repeat layers, ending with grated cheese. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes.

Notes

Serves 4 as an entree or 8 as a side dish.
For variety, substitute broccoli for the zucchini, or use a mix of zucchini and yellow squash.