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Fiesta Mexican Rice and Pinto Beans

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 8
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rice and beans come together in this spicy side dish. Prefect if you love Mexican cuisine. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
tablespoon margarine or butter
2
garlic cloves, chopped
1
poblano chile, seeded, chopped
3/4
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve chicken broth
1/4
cup water
1
(15.5-oz.) can pinto beans, drained
1/2
cup frozen corn
1/2
cup chili sauce

Steps

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  • 1
    Melt margarine in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and chile; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Add rice; cook and stir 1 minute.
  • 2
    Slowly stir in broth and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Add beans and corn; mix well. Cook an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir in chili sauce. Cook until thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

Poblano chiles are 4 to 5 inches long and very dark green. They taste mild to slightly spicy.

Sometimes called red Mexican beans, dry pinto beans are pale pink with streaks of reddish-brown. When they are cooked, they lose the streaks and become all one color.

Top this rice with chopped fresh tomatoes and shredded Cheddar cheese. Serve as an accompaniment to burritos, tacos, enchiladas, grilled chicken or pork chops.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
480mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
4g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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