Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

Another stuff-in-the-cupboard original. With eight people in the house, Friday night is 'surprise' night. This is very good with hot sauce, cheese, or sour cream on top. A kid pleaser and very nutritious (rice and beans) too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil rice as per boxed instructions.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Sweat onion in pan.
  4. Add remaining ingredients.
  5. Add rice.
  6. Return to boil.
Most Helpful

This was great. I used cooked brown rice instead of rice in a bag. My husband who is a meat eater really liked it. I don't think he even noticed there was no meat in it. This is definitely a keeper. Thanks so much for the recipe.

Connie Lea August 06, 2009

Delicious, quick and easy, not to mention healthy and beautiful to look at. I think this is my new favorite dish. I left out the butter and had to substitute onion powder for the onion, but it was still great.

Upsidedown Again September 27, 2007