Baked Corn and Rice Casserole

 
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INGREDIENTS

Serves 4-6

  • 1 Cup Long Grain White Rice

  • 1 1/2 Cup Filtered Water

  • 1/2 White Onion (half moon and thin slices)

  • 1 Jalapeño (diced and desseded)

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter

  • 1 Cup Shredded Monterey Cheese

  • 2 Cup Frozen Sweet Yellow Corn (thawed)

  • 1 Cup Sour Cream

  • 1 1/2 Tsp Sea Salt (more to taste)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Place rice in a fine-mesh strainer and rinse under cold water until water runs clear. Bring water, rice, and 1 teaspoon of salt to a boil in medium saucepan. Once rice comes to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook for 12 minutes. Remove from heat and let steam, covered, for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

  3. In a large sauté pan, melt butter over low-medium heat. Add onions, jalapeño and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Stirring occasionally, cook until soft 12-15 minutes, onions should be translucent with no color.

  4. Add corn to onions and jalapeño and cook for 5 minutes. Follow with cooked rice and sour cream combine, taste for salt, add more to taste.

  5. Add rice mixture to a casserole and top with cheese. Bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve and enjoy!