47 Reviews

My daughter just had a baby and I am staying with her this week. I have been cooking and trying out new recipes each night. My son in law is trying to watch his cholesterol and I wanted to try this since it had no meat. We all loved it! We did leave out the black olives, and the store did not have mexicorn (I just used the niblets corn). I served it with a spinach and fruit salad and cornbread. We were all full and I will make this again when I get home for my DH.

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Chef likestocook January 24, 2007

This was fantastic! My family loved it, especially my 11 yr. old who ate almost 1/2 the recipe all by himself! After we all left the table with happy tummy's he kept going back for more! I didn't have any rotel tomatoes, so I added regular diced tomatoes and a 4 oz can of diced green chili's. I also cut the sour cream in half and cut the Mexican cheese blend in half as well. We don't like olives so I just left those out and topped with fresh cilantro right before serving. My DH, oldest son and I all added a bit of taco sauce to ours just to spice it up. Served this with some tortilla chips and we were all really happy!

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loricrenshaw November 04, 2010

Excellent! I'd give it more stars if I could. I only made a few changes for personal preference. I cooked the rice in vegetable broth for more flavor, I used yellow onions instead or red and green olives instead of black. This one is going into my cookbook as a regular! Thanks!

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Brighid August 09, 2010

Just served this for my mom's 95th birthday and we were all very pleased. I had just read that nonfat Greek yogurt is a great substitute for sour cream, so I made that switch. Worked great. Thanks so much for sharing!

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Aunt Jane January 08, 2010

This was really delicious. My carninvorous hubby even raved!! I used light sour cream, so it needed a bit of extra cooking time to absorb the liquid and get nice and creamy. Great with one of the prepackaged southwest salads!

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knitteakitty January 03, 2010

This was so YUMMY! My 8 year old who would live off pancakes or mac n cheese loved this so much she said she'd ask for it over those 2 choices any day! Here's the changes I made to this recipe: 2 bags of Uncle Ben's whole grain brown rice in the steam bags. Makes the rice in 90 seconds! In a long glass casserole dish I mixed the rice with a can of mexicorn (drained it), 2 cans of mexican chili beans (didn't have any black beans), 1 can rotel, 1 can diced green chilies, 1 cup chunky salsa, 1 cup sour cream, and I sprinkled some taco seasoning in and mixed everything. Over the top I layered cheese slices and sliced black olives and baked at 350 for 35 min. I took it out and mixed in the cheese and olives and sprinkled mexican cheese over the top and baked an additional 15 min. We served it with small flour tortillas, sour cream, and salsa to make wraps. It was so delicious!

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Savannah's Mommie January 20, 2009

This was really yummy and really really filling. A perfect one-dish meal. I couldn't find mexicorn or diced tomatoes with green chilies, so to spice it up I added about 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, 1/4 tsp cumin powder and 2 tsp chili powder. I have to agree with some others that it was a tad soupy. Next time I will drain the tomatoes or stir in 1/2 cup crushed nacho chips. Will definitely make this again.

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razzlekazzle January 04, 2009

This was very good. My daughter loved it. I wanted to cut the calories so I cut the cheese in half and used fat free sour cream. Mine turned out a bit soupy so next time I will use more rice or drain the tomatoes. thanks for sharing

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craftymama September 25, 2008

Very hearty!! I added corn, and instead of sour cream added a can of cream of mushroom soup. I will definitely make this again!!

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Amjam811 September 07, 2008

This was quite good, although it was a bit time consuming to make for a weeknight supper. Instead of black beans I used pinto beans, and I used some frozen corn and greek yogurt instead of sour cream as well as about 2 cups low fat Mexican blend cheese. I think next time I made this I would use black beans as per the recipe's recommendation. BF liked this too. I added hot sauce to this too. Thank you!

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