Chipotle Rice Casserole

A smoky, cheesy creme sauce blends together nutritious canned beans and fragrant spices in this meatless dish.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 16
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1
cup water
1
jar (7.25 oz) roasted red bell peppers, drained, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, chopped
1
cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (4 oz)
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
cup milk
1/2
cup chicken broth
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon garlic salt
2
plum (Roma) tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 Cook rice in water as directed on package. Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix roasted peppers, beans, corn, diced tomatoes, cilantro, chipotle chiles, 1/2 cup of the cheese and the cooked rice.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over low heat. Stir in flour, using wire whisk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually stir in milk, broth, cumin and garlic salt. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir about 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Stir into rice mixture in bowl. Spoon mixture into baking dish.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly around edges. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Arrange tomato slices on top. Bake 5 to 8 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    580
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    1280mg
    1280%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    76g
    76%
    (Dietary Fiber
    13g
    13%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    60%;
    Vitamin C
    80%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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