Cheese and Chorizo Casserole

Cheese and Chorizo Casserole Recipes Recipe


Makes 6 Servings

Recipe from

Mahatma and Carolina Rice


1 cup Mahatma® or Carolina® White Rice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 small yellow onion, chopped
1 package (12 oz) chorizo, casing removed
non-stick cooking spray
8 ounces queso fresco, crumbled and divided


Prepare rice as per package directions. Preheat oven to 350° F. Heat oil over medium heat in a large non-stick skillet. Add garlic, bell pepper and onion. Sauté 2 minutes. Add chorizo and cook 10 more minutes, or until chorizo is fully cooked. Stir in cooked rice. Coat a 9- x 13-inch casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Place 1/2 rice mixture in dish, top with 1/2 cheese. Repeat layer of rice and cheese. Cover and bake 15 minutes.

March 2010