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Southwest Rice Recipe
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Southwest Rice Recipe

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This easy side makes the perfect accompaniment to any Southwestern meal. The bright colors and refreshing flavors guarantee second helpings. —Willie DeWaard, Coralville, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet orange pepper
  • 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 196 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first 10 ingredients; bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Green Chili Rice in Simple & Delicious October/November 2010, p25


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ewefluffy User ID: 826972 191095
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2012

"This could easily be my NEW spanish rice dish!"

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ewefluffy User ID: 826972 193459
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2012

"This could easily be my NEW spanish rice dish!"

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mmrandt User ID: 2948615 176238
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2012

"Good flavor. I used brown rice and it turned out great. We will make this again."

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TanyaDD User ID: 1223695 131144
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2010

"This rice was very quick and easy with good taste. Very colorful too. I made this with Chili rellenos casserole. Great side dish."

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