Speedy Black Beans and Mexican Rice

Southern Living
This hearty dish is the perfect answer for a meatless main-dish choice.
Makes 4 servings


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2 (8.8-oz.) pouches ready-to-serve Spanish-style rice
2 (15-oz.) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
2 (4-oz.) cans chopped green chiles
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Toppings: sour cream, salsa, diced tomato, shredded Cheddar cheese


Prep: 12 Minutes

1. Prepare rice according to package directions.

2. Combine black beans and green chiles in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in rice and cilantro. Serve immediately with desired toppings.

Note: We tested with Uncle Ben's Spanish Style Ready Rice.

Created date

March 2010