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Southwest Salsa Rice Bites

Southwest Salsa Rice Bites
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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 3 cups cooked brown rice, cooled
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 16- ounce jar medium (or hot) thick and chunky-style salsa
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup crushed corn or tortilla chips
  • Additional salsa and sour cream for garnish (optional)



1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2 Combine rice and cheese in large bowl; set aside. In medium bowl, beat eggs until well blended. Stir in salsa, sour cream, salt and pepper. Add salsa mixture to rice and cheese; mix well.
3 Spray miniature muffin pans with vegetable cooking spray. Spoon approximately 1 1/2 tablespoons rice mixture into each cup, filling to just below the rim. Sprinkle crushed chips over filling, pressing slightly with back of spoon.
4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Serve warm with additional salsa and sour cream, if desired.

Source: Recipe courtesy of Janet Gilbert and the