South of the Border Rice and Beans

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Boca Pat

Veggies, beans and cheese turn boring white rice into a dish filled with flavor.

Top Review by CWlaz

Nice and pretty quick dish. I don't do cilantro, so we increased the cumin, and added some chili powder, too. Pretty tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat broiler, coat baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In skillet heat oil.
  3. Add next 7 ingredients, cook, stirring until tender, 5-6 minutes.
  4. Add broth and bring to boil, stir in rice.
  5. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed about 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in beans& 1/2 cup cheese.
  7. Cover, let stand 5 minutes, then transfer to baking dish.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and broil until cheese is melted.
  9. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with hot pepper sauce if desired.

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