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Cheesy Green Chile Rice Casserole

This easy Cheesy Green Chile Rice Casserole recipe has just FOUR ingredients and is sure to be your new favorite side dish! Easy to make, delicious and inexpensive too! Add in some rotisserie chicken and dinner is done!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword green chile rice casserole
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 322kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 4 oz diced fire roasted green chiles
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 8 oz Pepper Jack cheese shredded
  • 2 oz cheddar cheese shredded
  • garnish with cilantro, parsley or jalapenos optional


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Lightly spray an 8-in square casserole dish with cooking spray, 
  • Combine sour cream and diced green chiles in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Spoon 1 cup of rice into the bottom of the casserole dish.
  • Spread one-third of the sour cream mixture on top of the rice.
  • Top with one-third of the shredded pepper jack cheese.
  • Repeat layers two more times.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.



Calories: 322kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 647IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 332mg | Iron: 1mg