Fiesta Cheese Rice

Fiesta Cheese Rice

"'I usually serve this spicy rice side dish alongside chicken enchiladas or tacos for a great Mexican meal,' writes Sarah Rodefeld of Maud, Oklahoma."
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30 m servings
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  1. In a bowl, combine the rice, water, tomatoes and bouillon; mix well. Pour into a greased 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 10 minutes. Stir in the sour cream and 1/2 cup of cheese; mix well. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Cover and microwave for 1 minute or until cheese is melted.

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Very yummy! I made just one change, actually. Instead of three cups of water and chicken bouillon, I used three cups of chicken broth (about one and a half of the small cans of Swanson). Easy an...

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I made this for dinner last night to go along with some burrito's and the end result was just ok. I found that there was way too much chicken bouillon flavor, so the rice tasted very chicken-y. ...

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Very yummy! I made just one change, actually. Instead of three cups of water and chicken bouillon, I used three cups of chicken broth (about one and a half of the small cans of Swanson). Easy an...

Oh man where to start. THIS WAS GREAT! I boiled some chicken and shredded it and put it aside. I then used 2 cups of the chicken stock fom the boiled chicken and added only one cup of Jamine ric...

This recipe was great! I made it as directed and served it with the Swiss Enchiladas (best authentic enchiladas ever) from this site. Yum! After serving up the rice, I found that adding a spoonf...

LOVED THIS!!! Although I made several additions and did not follow the recipe, turned out GREAT. Cook the rice before mixing all ingred. I added the following all to taste: diced roma tomato...

Skipped the high sodium chicken bouillon, used green onions and some garlic salt as seasoning. Also used about half the cheese and it was still delicious.

Oh this turned out to be sooooo good! :-) I made it exactly as written, except that I stirred all the cheese into the rice to distribute it, instead of just sprinkling on top. I also used vege...

Great recipe with a lot of flavor. I was very surprised to find this recipe had so much flavor. Thanks!

This was great. Used a bullion cube and used regular white rice, not instant. The addition of sour cream is what got me...I love what sour cream does to food. This went perfect with beef ench...

This one surprised me with its yumminess quotient. I followed another reviewer's recommendation and boiled a chicken breast to shred and add in with the sour cream and cheese. I used water from ...

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