Easy Cheesy Rice
Serves 6 Active Time 10 min. Total Time 30 min.
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small yellow onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup yogurt or sour cream
1 jalapeño, deseeded and minced
4 cups cooked rice
1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1/4 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano for garnish
Salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 350°F and place rack on the center shelf. Grease a 13- x 9-inch baking dish with butter and set aside.
Melt olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender but not browned, about 7 minutes.
Add yogurt (or sour cream), jalapeño, rice, and cheddar cheese to a bowl and fold in cooked onions.
Transfer rice mixture into greased casserole dish, spreading evenly. Sprinkle with Parmigiano-Reggiano and bake for 20 minutes.