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Cheesy Rice Casserole


  • 2 cups hot cooked rice
  • 1 (2.8 ounce) can French fried onions, divided
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar medium salsa, divided
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar or taco-blend cheese, divided


  1. Combine rice and 2/3 cup French fried onions. Spoon half the rice mixture into a microwave-safe 2-quart shallow casserole. Spread sour cream over rice. Layer half of the salsa and half of the cheese over sour cream. Top with remaining rice, salsa and cheese. Cover with vented plastic wrap.
  2. Microwave on HIGH for 8 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Sprinkle with remaining onions.
  4. Microwave for 1 minute until onions are golden.

Yields 6 servings.

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