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Zesty Spanish Rice & Refried Beans
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Zesty Spanish Rice & Refried Beans

Servings 4 People

Ingredients

The Rice

  • 3/4 Cup Instant White Rice
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 Cup White Onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Green Bell Pepper finely chopped
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 Cup Spicy Picante Salsa or Medium if you prefer less heat
  • Cilantro as desired

The Beans

  • 1/2 Cup Refried Beans
  • 1/2 Cup Refried Beans with Green Chile and Lime
  • 1 Tbs Vegetable Oil
  • 1/8 Cup White Onion finely chopped
  • 1/8 Cup Green Bell Pepper finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Spicy Picante Salsa or Medium if you prefer less heat
  • 1/2 Tbs Sour Cream
  • Shredded Cheese as desired

Instructions

The Rice

  • Heat oil in skillet over medium-low heat.
  • Stir in onion and bell pepper.
  • Cook over medium low for 5 minutes.
  • Mix in the rice, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.
  • Cook over medium low until browned, 3-5 minutes. Stirring frequently.
  • Mix in broth and salsa.
  • Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.
  • Garnish with cilantro.

The Beans

  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium low heat.
  • Stir in onion and bell pepper.
  • Cook over medium low for 5 minutes.
  • Mix in both types of refried beans and salsa.
  • Cook over medium low 5-10 minutes. Stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat and add in the sour cream.
  • Garnish with shredded cheese.

Notes

Zesty Spanish Rice & Refried Beans