Southwestern Rice

Southwestern Rice

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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


  1. Cook 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.
  2. Add ranch dressing mix and stir. Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Stir 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

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