3/4 cup (3 ounces) reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 375°.
Cook first 3 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until meat is browned, stirring to crumble. Add water and next 6 ingredients (water through chiles); bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover and simmer an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat; set aside.
Combine the rice, sour cream, sliced green onions, and milk in a bowl. Spoon rice mixture into a 9-inch baking dish. Top with beef mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Note: The beef mixture could also be used as a filling for burritos.
I also made some changes to this recipe based upon past reviews and it ended up very tasty and spicy. We love hot food in our house so I added jalapenos chopped in with the onions, peppers and meat. Then I added some tabasco and chipotle powder and cumin to the rice. But it all ended up very easy and tasty. Will definitely make this again!
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