Red Hot Cheesy Rice

Delicious rice side dish that goes perfectly with mexican food.  I made it with my cheesy shrimp nacho bites and it was a great match.  Don't let the name fool actually isn't that spicy at all.

Red Hot Cheesy Rice
Adapted from: Lick That Spoon
1 Cup uncooked rice
1 TSP Oregano
1 Can Diced Tomatoes
3 Cups Water
1 TSP Salt
2 TSP Chili Powder
1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese
In a medium pot over medium high heat, mix together rice, oregano, tomatoes, water, salt, and chili powder.  
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
Mix in parmesan cheese and stir until melted.

WW Points +: 3 for 1/2 cup


  1. Ohhhh yum. I make "spanish rice" for one of my favorite mexican recipes, but I don't just have a recipe for cheesy, spicy rice-- YUM! I love how this is a simple, clean recipe for something that I used to just buy in a prepackaged packet from the grocery store. Thanks for sharing :-)

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  3. Anonymous6/26/2012

    This looks awesome! I'm putting this in my to make list ASAP! I found your blog via Tuesday Tango and I'm loving it so far! I read your about me page and I'm totally in transition time too, it has something to do about being 23, a hard age! Anyways I'll be following via Bloglovin, can't wait to read more!


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