Rating: 4 stars
8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

Convenience products, such as preseasoned yellow rice and picante sauce, flavor this easy one-dish meal that appeals to kids and adults alike.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2004


Credit: Karry Hosford

Recipe Summary

6 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare salad, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add beef and garlic, and cook 9 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Drain; return beef mixture to pan. Stir in rice and next 4 ingredients (rice through pepper). Cool slightly.

  • Combine lettuce and next 4 ingredients (lettuce through beans) in a large bowl; toss to combine.

  • To prepare dressing, combine sour cream, picante sauce, 1 teaspoon chili powder, and 1/2 teaspoon cumin, stirring with a whisk. Spoon dressing over lettuce mixture; toss to coat. Place 1 1/3 cups lettuce mixture on each of 6 plates. Top with 3/4 cup rice mixture and about 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese.

Nutrition Facts

360 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 11.9g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 4.5g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 21.1g; carbohydrates 46.7g; fiber 6.7g; cholesterol 48mg; iron 4.2mg; sodium 994mg; calcium 177mg.