Stuffed Chiles With Yellow Rice
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Stuffed Chiles With Yellow Rice

Chiles are filled with a flavorful rice and cheese mixture and then grilled in this Mexican-style recipe.

4
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

3/4 cup uncooked rice

1 1/2 cups water

1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric

8 Anaheim chile peppers

3/4 cup chopped Roma tomatoes

1/4 cup chopped green onion

2 ounces (1/2 cup) Land O Lakes® Monterey Jack Cheese finely shredded

1/2 teaspoon salt

Fresh cilantro leaves, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat gas grill to medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

  2. STEP 2

    Meanwhile, place rice, water, and turmeric in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook 15-17 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.

  3. STEP 3

    Leaving stems intact, cut a slit lengthwise 1/2 inch from stem to tip of each pepper. Carefully remove seeds and membranes.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine cooked rice, tomatoes, green onions, cheese, and salt in large bowl; mix well. Spoon about 1/3 cup rice mixture into each pepper.

  5. STEP 5

    Place peppers onto grill. Cover; grill 8-10 minutes or until peppers are heated through and cheese is melted. Garnish with cilantro leaves, if desired.

Nutrition

270Calories
5Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
350Sodium (mg)
48Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
9Protein (g)

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