Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Ana Kelly
Prep Time:
5 Mins
Cook Time:
2 Mins
Makes 2 servings

This hearty rice and bean dish is the perfect answer for a meatless main-dish choice and doubles perfectly.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook rice according to package directions.

Step 2

Combine black beans and green chiles in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 90 seconds. Stir in rice and cilantro. Serve immediately with desired toppings.

Step 3

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Rice-A-Roni Express Heat & Serve Mexican Rice.

Step 4

Mexican Beef 'n' Rice: Substitute 1 lb. cooked lean ground beef for black beans. Substitute 1 cup salsa for green chiles. Prepare recipe as directed omitting toppings. Serve with corn chips or in lettuce leaves, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

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