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Easy side: Prepare 1 (19-oz.) package white cornbread mix according to package directions, stirring 1 cup freshly grated Monterey Jack cheese and 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped, into batter.

Recipe by Southern Living February 2010


Recipe Summary

24 mins
Makes 6 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Cook ground beef and onion in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 6 to 8 minutes or until meat crumbles and is no longer pink; drain. Wipe skillet clean.

  • Combine ground beef mixture, beans, and next 3 ingredients in skillet, and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

  • Prepare Santa Fe rice according to package directions. Stir into beef mixture. Serve with desired toppings.

  • Note: We tested with Uncle Ben's Ready Whole Grain Medley Santa Fe Rice.