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Easy Tex-Mex Rice

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4-5 servings

Updated: Oct. 13, 2022
My daughter shared this satisfying rice recipe with me. It's appealing to the eye as well as the taste buds.—Margaret Blair, Lorimor, Iowa


  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1-1/2 cups salsa
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped ripe olives
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Transfer to a greased microwave-safe 8-in. square dish. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes, rotating once. Stir; microwave 1-3 minutes longer or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese. Microwave, uncovered, for 20-30 seconds or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 5 minutes.

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