Fiesta Frijoles

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 30 min  |  Servings: 8  |  Calories: 314
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Fiesta Frijoles
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min

Make this delightful combination of delicious beans, diced meat of your choice and other fresh ingredients to use in any way you’d like. Top this mixture with Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Fine Cut for authentic cheesy flavor and some chopped cilantro. Put it on rice, or wrap in a tortilla; with this recipe, the options are endless.

  • 1 can (16 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (16 oz.) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (16 oz.) dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (11 oz.) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1-1/4 cups salsa or picante sauce
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking brown or white rice
  • 1 can (2.25 oz.) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1-1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken, pork or sausage, cooked and chopped (optional)
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Fine Cut or Sargento® Shredded Taco Cheese
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Tortillas (optional)
  1. Combine beans, tomatoes, corn, salsa, rice, olives, cumin and chicken, if desired in large bowl; mix well. Transfer to 3-quart round microwave-safe casserole dish and cover.
  2. Microwave dish on HIGH 10 mintues. Stir, cover and Microwave on MEDIUM 20 minutes or until rice is tender and mixture is bubbly.
  3. Sprinkle cheese and cilantro over mixture; let stand 5 minuites or until cheese is melted. Serve as is or wrap in tortillas, if desired.

Serving Size 8

Calories 314

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 10.50g 16%
Sat. Fat 5.10g 24%
Mono Unsat. Fat 3.20g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.20g
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 1137mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 0g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 30RE
Vitamin C 7mg 13%
Calcium 284mg 27%
Iron 3mg 17%