Black Beans and Rice Chili

Black Beans and Rice Chili


"Turn Zatarain's Black Beans and Rice Mix into a one-skillet chili meal that the whole gang will love. Corn and red bell pepper add color and texture to this flavorful dish."


45 m servings 363 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 363 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 15.1 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.9g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 23.3 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 60 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 768 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add ground beef, onion and bell pepper; cook and stir until meat is no longer pink. Drain fat.
  2. Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon oil, Rice Mix, water, tomatoes, corn, chili powder, garlic powder and crushed red pepper.
  3. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minute or until most of the water is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir occasionally to prevent rice and beans from sticking. Serve with assorted toppings, if desired.
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  1. 22 Ratings


I'm a fan of this recipe! I debated between 4 or 5 stars and ultimately decided on 4 because I made a handful of changes to it. I used ground turkey instead of ground beef. I'm not a fan of onio...

This recipe was amazing! It was so easy and the whole family loved it! I will definitely be making it a part of my regular family dinner recipes.

This was delicious! I had made extra basmati rice with cilantro and lime and was looking for something to do with it. I followed the directions. However, where it called for the rice pack, I ...

I have added flank steak and chicken diced up to the chilli. My kids love it! Also it is great for throwing small amounts of left overs in.

Add an additional cup of corn and a can of black beans, and this makes a great dip for super nachos!

Surprisingly this was very good. I was looking for something quick and easy so thought I would try this recipe. I didn't have any garlic powder so used crushed garlic instead. I also didn't have...

I had no clue what to expect from this seeing that I had never had Zatarran's beans/rice. We were definitely impressed and the whole house smells amazing. My boyfriend and I debated between 4 ...

We LOVE this recipe so much. Instead of beef we used venison and it was amazing! We also made it in the crockpot. :))

Was pretty good, added more rice and we had with whole grain chips. Kids asked for seconds so looks like we'll make again.