Jalapeno Corn Casserole

Jalapeno Corn Casserole

1 cup rice

1/2 cup butter

1 onion, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

1 cup chopped celery

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons sugar

2 (14.75 ounce) cans cream style corn

1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese

2 jalapeno peppers, chopped

Prepare rice according to package directions; set aside.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Melt butter in a skillet; saute onion, green pepper, and celery. Combine the cooked rice and sauted onion, green pepper, and celery in the prepared baking dish. Add salt, sugar, corn, cheese, and jalapeno peppers; mix well. Bake in preheated oven for 40 - 45 minutes.