Chili Cheese Rice Casserole Recipe

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Edith Published: July 21, 2021
Chili Cheese Rice Casserole Recipe

How To Make Chili Cheese Rice Casserole

Feed and impress a crowd at the same time with this rice casserole recipe. It has cheese, bell, pepper, corn, tomatoes, and green chilis.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1tbspgarlic,minced
  • 1red bell pepper
  • 1smallyellow onion
  • 2tbspchicken broth
  • 4cupslong-grain white rice
  • 1cupfresh corn
  • 1cantomatoes,diced
  • 1cangreen chilis
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • ½tspchili powder
  • ¾cupcheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Pour olive oil into a 3½-quart casserole dish. In a large sauté pan or skillet, sauté garlic, bell pepper, and onion until lightly browned.

  2. Stir in chicken broth, cooked rice, whole kernel corn, tomatoes, green chilis, salt, pepper, and chili powder and stir well. Spoon mixture into prepared casserole dish.

  3. Cover with foil and bake in preheated oven 15 minutes. Pull back foil, sprinkle cheddar cheese over top of rice, re-cover with foil, and bake 5 minutes more. Remove dish from oven, uncover, and let stand 10 minutes before serving.


  • Calories: 597.39kcal
  • Fat: 9.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.42g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 112.37g
  • Fiber: 1.71g
  • Sugar: 3.88g
  • Protein: 14.24g
  • Cholesterol: 16.98mg
  • Sodium: 343.12mg
  • Calcium: 139.45mg
  • Potassium: 327.93mg
  • Iron: 1.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 88.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 48.94mg
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