Taco Bell Fiesta Bowls-Copycat

Total Time
5 mins
30 mins

If you liked the Taco Bell Fiesta Bowls, then this is right up your alley. Easy peasy to make with boxed and prepared items. I also use this recipe to use up leftover chili.

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  • 1 (6 7/8 ounce) packageof spanish Rice-A-Roni
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chili with beans
  • 1 (16 ounce) can beef tamales (paper removed)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Spoon chili into 8 inch square baking dish'.
  3. Cut up the tamales into 1 inch pieces. Top the chili with the tamales.
  4. Heat mixture (covered) in microwave for 4 minutes on high.
  5. Add the rice and cheese on top and finish microwaving until the cheese melts on top-3 minutes on high.