Tex-Mex Cheesy Rice Casserole is a flavorful and delicious dinner that pairs nicely with a bottle of White Zinfandel. This is a sponsored post in partnership with Sutter Home Family Vineyards.
Every once in a while it is really nice to open a bottle of wine with dinner, especially after a hectic day. I will admit that I have had trouble in the past pairing wine and food together. This Sutter Home White Zinfandel pairs perfectly with spicy Mexican dishes.
If I had to choose only one type of cuisine to eat from now on, it would definitely be Mexican, I crave it all the time. My favorite way to spice up a Mexican dish is with poblano peppers. They have a little kick without setting me on fire but still add a terrific amount of flavor to the dish.
I have to say that one of the best perks of my job is occasionally receiving a bottle or two of wine to try out. The wines from Sutter Home Family Vineyards are always on my list of favorites. My husband tends to prefer the deeper flavors of red wine but I much prefer the lighter, crisp flavors of a white zinfandel. It was just the ticket to balance out the spicy casserole.
This Tex-Mex Cheesy Rice Casserole was easy to prepare and perfect on a weeknight. It uses common pantry ingredients and was a big hit with the family. We generally have an abundance of ground beef in the freezer and I’m always on the lookout for something new and different. This casserole will definitely be happening again soon. My husband and I both thought it was delicious with the Sutter Home White Zinfandel.
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