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One Pot Tex-Mex Rice


One Pot Tex-Mex Rice

Easy southwestern style rice using quick cooking rice!
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Course: dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: easy dinner recipe, mexican rice, minute rice, one pot dinner, one pot meal, quick rice, rice


  • 3 cups quick cooking rice
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 3.5 cups chicken broth broth of choice
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes with chilies liquid drained
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, washed and drained
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup colby jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup monterrey jack cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 cup cilantro, chopped


  • In a large pot or dutch oven add all your ingredients, except for the cheese and cilantro.
  • Stir everything together. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 10-12 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is cooked.
  • Stir in cheeses and cilantro. Serve immedietely.
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