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Mexican Rice Casserole

A filling Mexican rice casserole that can be served as a main dish or side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Dish, Side Dish
Servings: 8 -10


  • 3 cups white long grain rice cooked
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup of your favorite salsa mild, medium or hot (I use medium heat)
  • 1 can Rotel tomatoes drained (I use the original heat, but you can go for the mild or hot)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups grated Monterey jack cheese pepper jack cheese if you want more heat
  • 2 green onions chopped white and green parts
  • 2 cups grated Colby jack cheese for topping


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 baking dish.
  • Put all of the ingredients in a large bowl except the Colby jack cheese and stir until combined.
  • Pour the rice mixture into the baking dish and smooth the top.
  • Layer the grated Colby jack cheese on top.
  • Bake in the oven, uncovered, for 50 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Serve with tortilla chips.
Recipe adapted from: food.com