Southwestern Rice

Southwestern Rice Recipe

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Gretchen Schiddel


This is a nice side dish for just about anything! Good with ribs, chicken, chops- anywhere you want "something different & easy."

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6 (1 cup) servings
15 Min
15 Min


1 c
converted rice (uncooked)
1 can(s)
(16oz) black beans, rinsed & drained
1 can(s)
(8oz) corn, drained
1 pkg
(1oz) ranch dressing mix
3/4 c
diced monterey jack cheese
1/2 c
seeded diced tomatoes
1/4 c
sliced green onions

How to Make Southwestern Rice


  • 1Cook rice according to package directions-omitting salt. During last 5 minutes of cook time, quickly remove lid and add beans and corn;replace lid immediately. When rice is done, remove saucepan from heat.
  • 2Add ranch dressing mix and stir. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3Stir in cheese, tomatoes and green onions.
    Serve immediately.

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About Southwestern Rice

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Rice Sides
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy