- Cook the rice according to the package directions; set rice aside. Saut onion, garlic, bell pepper, and celery in the melted butter in a large skillet until the vegetables are tender.
- In a large bowl add the cooked rice and sauted vegetables. Add the jalapeno peppers, creamed corn, cheeses, bacon, and sugar. Stir well.
- Lightly grease or spray with a non-vegetable cooking spray, (Pam), either a shallow 2-quart casserole dish or a 9x13 pan. Spoon mixture into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for approximately 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.