Cheesy Baked Rice
Prep time 10mins
Cook time 45mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 (14.5 oz can) Muir Glen Fire Roasted Crushed Tomatoes
  • 2/3 cup white rice
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or water
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Salt, to taste.
  • Pepper, to taste.
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese and cheddar cheese blend


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375°F.

  • Step 2

    In a large saute pan, heat olive oil on medium high heat. Add the diced onion and bell peppers and cook until soft.

  • Step 3

    Add the crushed tomatoes and mix well.

  • Step 4

    Transfer the mixture to a baking dish, then mix together with rice, chicken broth, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Sprinkled with the cheese blend and cover with aluminum foil.

  • Step 5

    Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the rice is fully cooked, then remove the foil and let bake for another 5 minutes. Serve immediately.