Fiesta Rice

Fiesta Rice


"Ordinary rice gets extraordinary flavor when it's cooked with picante sauce instead of water."


20 m servings 258 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 258 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 1.3 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.3g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1123 mg
  • 45%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat picante sauce and 1/4 cup water in a saucepan to a boil.
  2. Stir in rice, beans and corn. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.
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  1. 22 Ratings


This one's a keeper! I made this tonight and my father, a discriminating (meaning picky) eater, declared it "wonderful"! I used regular cooking brown rice, added a package of dry onion soup mi...

I didn't have quick-cooking rice, so I just cooked some brown rice and added the salsa, beans, and corn. It tasted a little flat, so I added some chili powder and cumin - those really rounded o...

When I make a recipe for the first time, I always follow as it is written. I thought this was pretty good as written, hense giving it four stars. It was very easy to prepare! I did end up adding...

Ok, I apologize 1st. I made or used this recipe today. With several changes. But I liked the recipe and used it for my version. Used regular white rice, no black beans(didn't have any), 1 can o...

Good combo of flavors and healthy! I put mine inside of a whole wheat tortilla. Yum!

added monterey jack cheese and it was fantastic!

Very good! I sauteed 1/3 cup chopped onions in butter first, then added all the other ingredients. Also, I used already cooked white rice. I'll fix this again, for sure!

This was very good, my whole family loved it! If you are going to use Uncle Bens "instant" brown rice, you will need more liquid and more cook time. Here is what I did to make 6 servings: Brin...

Crunchy. Needed much more cook time and as a result it screwed up a meal:( All the quick cook rice at our large grocery call for longer cook times. I used Uncle Ben's instant brown rice whic...