United We Eat: One Pan Mexican Rice Casserole

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — United We Eat: One Pan Mexican Rice Casserole


  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and diced
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen and defrosted
  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 12 ounces salsa or enchilada sauce
  • 1 ½ cups cooked brown rice
  • ¾ cup shredded Mexican blend cheese

Serving suggestions: fresh cilantro, diced green onions, avocado


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes, then add the cumin, salt, and oregano; stir together. Continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  2. Next, add the red pepper and the green chilies and stir together. Cook for another 2-3 minutes then add the drained and rinsed beans, corn, salsa, and rice. Stir everything until well-combined.
  3. Turn the oven to broil then top the mixture in the skillet with the shredded cheese. Place the skillet in the oven and cook for about 3-4 minutes until the cheese is golden and bubbly on top. Serve warm with diced green onions, cilantro, and/or avocado.

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