Rating: 4.5 stars
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This hearty rice and bean dish is the perfect answer for a meatless main-dish choice and doubles perfectly.

Developed by Rebecca Gordon
Recipe by Southern Living September 2006

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Credit: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Ana Kelly

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
2 mins
total:
7 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook rice according to package directions.

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  • 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.

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

  • 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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