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Southwest Rice Casserole Freezer Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican


  • freezer


  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 5 cups rice cooked according to instructions
  • 2 cups plain yogurt
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 2 4-oz cans diced green chilies drained well rinse to reduce spiciness


  • In large skillet, saute onion until onion is cooked (5 minutes). Add remaining ingredients, adding salt and pepper to taste if desired.
  • Cool to room temperature and freeze in large casserole or smaller portions.

On serving day

  • Defrost and bake for 25-35 minutes in a 350F preheated oven