Mexican rice with cheddar

Mexican rice with cheddar
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 479.8
  • Total Fat: 25.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 76.5 mg
  • Sodium: 815.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.7 g
  • Protein: 26.6 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 tbsp (15 ml) butter
    2 garlic cloves, chopped
    1 large onion, chopped
    1 lb (450 g) lean ground beef
    1 green pepper, diced
    1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) ground cumin
    1 tsp (5 ml) chilli powder
    19 oz (540 ml) can of red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
    1 cup (250 ml) long-grain rice
    1 1/2 cups (375 ml) corn kernels
    1 1/2 cups (375 ml) homemade salsa or
    1/2 cup (125 ml) water
    2 cups (500 ml) Canadian Cheddar, grated


In a large saucepan, sauté garlic, onion, green pepper and beef in melted butter.

Add spices and sauté for 2 minutes.

Stir in red kidney beans and rice and cook for 3 minutes.

Add the corn, salsa and water.

Bring to a boil and simmer over low heat for about 20 to 25 minutes.

Serve in bowls and garnish with Canadian cheddar.

Serving Size: Makes 4-6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LKLANDRY.

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