Easy Mexican Rice58 Reviews
- Prep: 5 min
- Cook: 1 hr
- Ready In: 1 hr 20 min
“This recipe is so simple, and yummy, perfect for anyone that's too lazy to cook an actual meal. It's also easily altered for anyone's tastes.” - by LIL_ROCK_STAR
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- In a saucepan bring 3 cups water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 15 minutes.
- Stir in taco seasoning, kidney beans, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, salt, pepper and lettuce.
- Cook over medium heat until heated through.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 361 cal
- 2.1 g
- 72.3 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (58)Rate This Recipe
"Good recipe. Tasty and easy to prepare. Lettuce makes a nice compliment and adds texture. I made the following modifications to the recipe: 1. Used black beans instead of kidney (just a per..." See moresonal preference). 2. Put taco seasoning, tomato sauce and diced tomatos in the pot with rice in the *beginning* of the cooking process instead of the end (so rice would absorb flavor). 3. Because I added sauce and diced tomatos in at the beginning, I decreased water by 1 cup (used 2 cups instead of 3). I still had to cook the rice with the lid off to cook off liquids, so in the future, I will probably try decreasing water even more. 4. Added a bit of cheese on top and a couple of tortilla chips on the side. Will make this recipe again."
"This is a super easy and tasty burrito stuffer. As previously suggested I cooked the rice with the tomato sauce and taco seasoning. I, also, added about a cup of frozen corn, a small can of chopped bl..." See moreack olives and I used a large fresh tomato instead of the can of diced tomatoes."
"This was excellent, everyone loved it! My husband has eaten it for 3 days straight now and is still raving about it. I used all of the recommendations by the last reviewer, NADROJ451. I used ins..." See moretant brown rice which meant I was done with dinner in about 15 minutes! We've never had black beans before, or a meal without meat for that matter so I was pleasantly surprised! This looks very appealing and is very filling. This moves to the front of my recipe book!"
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