Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
15 Mins
4 servings.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook rice blend according to package directions; drain and set aside.

Step 2

While rice blend cooks, combine flour and 1/2 cup milk; stir until smooth. Combine flour mixture, remaining 1 cup milk, salt, pepper, and hot sauce in a medium saucepan; stir well. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat and add cheese; stir until cheese melts.

Step 3

Combine rice blend, cheese mixture, and beans in an 11- x 7- x 1 1/2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine breadcrumbs and chili powder; sprinkle over rice mixture. Coat with cooking spray and microwave at HIGH 9 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Chef's Notes


Bake this recipe in a regular oven at 350° for 25 minutes.

Cooking Light Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Quick and Easy Cookbook

Ratings & Reviews

jnjhill's Review

November 13, 2010
Well, it is easy, but a little strange. My son ate it, so it is fairly kid friendly.