Rice Verde for One or Two

Rice Verde for One or Two

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Servings: 2
  • About This Recipe

    “Very good rice, serve with Mexican dishes. Recipe can be cut in half to make for one.”


  • 1 1/3 cupscooked rice
  • 1/4 cupsour cream
  • 2tablespoons green chilies (or both) or 2tablespoonsgreen onions( or both)
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese or 1/2 cupmonterey jack cheese
  • Directions

  • Place half of the rice in two buttered ramekins (or use one larger ramekin for whole recipe and serve to two).
  • Combine sour cream, chilies (green onions if using) and half the cheese in a mixing bowl.
  • Mix and spread over rice and cover with remaining rice.
  • Top with the other half of the cheese.
  • Bake in a 350°F oven for 15 minutes.
  • Reviews

  • “I made this rice to go along with our double decker tacos last night.What a treat!I really liked the creaminess of the rice, it almost reminded me of chile relleno.I used some leftover rice that I had in the fridge (clever, huh?), and it came out great!Thanks for a great recipe!”

  • “I made this rice with the green chiles and followed the recipe as written. This was a wonderful, flavorful rice dish, one I will make often.Thank you”

  • “I had left over rice which I added left over fried mushrooms and onions. I did use finely sliced scallions and minced jalopenos. Yummy good!”