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California Rice Recipe

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This recipe for California Rice, by , is from Generations of Good Stuff, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Bobbie Irelan
Added: Wednesday, October 18, 2006


¼ cup butter
1 cup chopped onions
4 cups cooked white rice
2 cups sour cream
1 cup cottage cheese
1 crumbled bay leaf
½ tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
2 or 3 cans chopped green chilies
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 375°. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 baking pan.
Sauté the onions in butter until brown. Add the onions to the rice and mix. Add sour cream, cottage cheese, bay leaf, salt and pepper. Toss lightly to mix well.
Put half of the rice mixture in the bottom of the baking pan. Add half the chilies and half the cheese and then repeat. Bake uncovered 25 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.




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