Spicy Cheese Rice

Prep Time: 30 min  |  Cook Time: 20 min  |  Servings: 6  |  Calories: 361
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Spicy Cheese Rice
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
20 min

This features yellow rice stirred in with chopped red bell peppers, salsa, chopped onion and some hearty pink beans with sliced olives. Sargento® Shredded Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Mexican adds authentic flavor that will complete your fiesta meal!

  • 1 pkg. (7 oz.) yellow rice mix
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pink or red beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Mexican, divided
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 can (2.25 oz.) sliced black olives, drained
  1. Cook rice according to package directions; stir in onion and bell pepper during last 5 minutes of cooking time.
  2. Stir together rice, beans, 1 cup cheese, salsa and olives in medium bowl.
  3. Spread rice mixture into 8-inch baking dish that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle remaining cheese over rice mixture. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and rice mixture is hot.

Serving Size 6

Calories 361

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

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 12.60g 19%
Sat. Fat 6.90g 32%
Mono Unsat. Fat 4.20g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.40g
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 756mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 0g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A 38RE
Vitamin C 21mg 33%
Calcium 313mg 31%
Iron 2mg 11%