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5 Ingredient Mexican Brown Rice

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  • 1 1/2 cups corn (frozen or fresh)
  • 15 ounces black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 3 cups brown rice (whole grain, Minute® Ready to Serve Rice)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 cup salsa (jarred)
  • fresh cilantro (optional)
  • avocado (optional)
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    Calories470Calories from Fat45
    Total Fat5g8%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat45
    Total Carbohydrate96g32%
    Dietary Fiber11g44%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Shelly Simoneau 6 months ago
    This receipe was delicious! I did not use 3 cups of rice for the two of us...I used two but I also included one pound of hamburger and it became more than a side dish. I am not a lunch eater but sometimes need a snack and this is perfect for that. Definitely on my " keeper" list. Easy and delicious.
    Parker 8 months ago
    Five ingredients makes this easy but it needs more. I cut the recipe in half because it was only for two of us. I added 1/4 teaspoon of cumin, 1/8 teaspoon of salt and a couple shakes of garlic powder. Next time I will add chopped onions, bell pepper (or maybe jalapeños)and 2 cloves of fresh garlic when I sauté the corn and black beans. Sooo 5 ingredient Mexican rice becomes 10 ingredient Mexican Rice but with much more flavor!
    Harper a year ago
    Turned out very good! The family loved it and wants to make it every taco night!!
    Sharon a year ago
    Simple and delicious!
    JP a year ago
    Really good. Mine needed salt and pepper
    Is He a year ago
    Turned out excellent although I expanded the ingredients to include sauteed yellow bell peppers, onions, jalapeños, mushrooms and shrimp
    Poindexter a year ago
    This is a great recipe. easy to make and you can add any meat you want
    William Salvador 2 years ago
    It was yummy, but for my taste I had to add some sour cream, but I recommend it
    Hey Sophia! 2 years ago
    Easy to make! My family didn’t like it so much.
    Gaugler 2 years ago
    its supper easy to make and if you add guacamole salsa with it its even better
    Really Mike 2 years ago
    Pretty great! Easy to keep simple as-is or dress it up. I added a package of meatless crumbles for a hearty vegan main course.
    Amber Jefferson 2 years ago
    quick, easy, and delicious!😋
    Rut Maydeé 2 years ago
    Great, very simple. I have done it a few times, infallible. Avocado is a must. I cooked the rice first.
    Nicole 2 years ago
    It was good and flavorful. I would have preferred to cook the rice first but if used for tacos, it would be a hit. This was a main course meal for my house, and they enjoyed it. No leftovers
    Ashlyn 2 years ago
    Tasted great, super easy meal. We ate it wrapped in a tortilla with avocado and sour cream. Really would have been good with adding some southwest chicken to complete the meal.
    Liz 2 years ago
    Really tasty!! Easy and fun to make!
    Ed Bembas 2 years ago
    had to modify a little for ingredients but super simple and excellent!
    Pang 2 years ago
    tastes surprisingly good
    The Viking Ninja 2 years ago
    Easy and delicious. used southwest salsa, red beans not black, left out avocado (i HATE it) and served with pork loin, it was great.
    Clara Irene 2 years ago
    Fantastic recipe! I made this for my youth group and everyone gave rave reviews! Super simple and delicious
    RandoUserPerson 2 years ago
    Easy to make and quite yummy!
    Yuri 2 years ago
    very easy to make.. and very very tasty.
    Bryant Borland 2 years ago
    this stuff SMACKS! It's very easy to put together and it goes along well with tacos or by itself. add some lime juice on it and you're on the road to flavor town.
    Duchesne 2 years ago
    Great with lime juice and the avocado and cilantro!
    Arnold 2 years ago
    Thank you for sharing your recipe. I made it and it was delicious. I also added lime juice with the avocado and cilantro. I could use this in many of my dishes going forward. I can see myself adding some shredded cheese too, yum!
    Trevor Bigham 2 years ago
    I made it for a family dinner and everyone loved the combination! Just be sure to add salt.
    Michelle 2 years ago
    I made brown rice in the rice cooker with chicken broth then followed the recipe. It was great! It will be as flavorful as the salsa - I added a fresh mild. It was a great recipe and I’ll use it again!
    Kreative Kook 2 years ago
    This was good, quick, easy and versatile to adapt in many different ways! Today I used up some leftover Spanish rice and refried beans rather than cook the brown rice. I still added black beans and 1 fresh cob of corn. The salsa I have was heavy on garlic, lime, and chili powder, so I skipped adding spice and cilantro. It was delicious with our sweet potato chips, and also mixed with homemade pineapple mango salsa. I am saving this recipe as a baseline to use often. Thank you!
    Lauren 2 years ago
    quick, easy and very tasty.
    Molissa Allen 2 years ago
    Amazingly easy! I love that I can be versatile with this by changing to white rice or using a different bean. It doesn’t give a measurement of chili powder, but you can add to your taste I added onions and peppers to mine and also used pinto beans instead of black.I had no black beans.