Authentic Mexican Rice Easy Cooked Beans In Instant Pot

Authentic Mexican Rice Easy Cooked Beans In Instant Pot

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Easy Authentic Mexican Rice:

Category: Mexican
Servings: 6


  • 1 pt Dairy Sour Cream
  • 1/2 lb Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 4 oz Chopped green peppers, cut
  • Into strips (1 cm.)
  • 3 c Cooked seasoned rice
  • 1/2 c Parmesan cheese


1>. Combine sour cream, chilies, and salt. 2>.In 13 x 9-inch baking pan, layer 1 cup cooked rice, 1/2 sour cream-chili mixture, and 1/2 cheese strips. Repeat layers and top with remaining cup of rice.

Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees F.) for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and top with Mariachi meatballs and sauce. Continue baking for 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

Mexican Rice #2

authentic mexican rice

Category: Mexican
Servings: 4


  • Kernel corn with red and
  • Green peppers
  • 4 oz (1 cup) shredded Monterey
  • Jack cheese


Brown ground beef in large skillet; drain. Stir in salsa, corn, water and chili powder; bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 to 7 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Fluff mixture with a fork; sprinkle with cheese. Cover, let stand 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. 7 (1 cup) servings. From: Pillsbury, Pasta, Rice & Beans Shared By: Pat Stockett

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Mexican Rice Mix

Mexican rice mix

Category: Mexican
Servings: 1


  • 4 c Raw Long Grain Rice
  • 4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Dried Basil
  • 1/2 c Green Pepper Flakes
  • 5 tsp Parsley Flakes


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; stir until well blended. Put about 1 1/2 cups of mix into three 1-pint airtight containers and label as Best Mexican Rice Mix. Store in a cool, dry place and use within 6 to 8 months.

Makes about 4 1/2 cups of mix. Mexican Rice: Combine 1 1/2 cups of mix, 2 cups cold water, and 1 T butter or margarine in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat; cover and reduce heat. Cook for 15 to 25 minutes, until liquid, is absorbed. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Mexican Cinnamon Rice

Mexican cinnamon rice

Category: Mexican
Servings: 6


  • 1/2 c Onion; Chopped, 1 Md
  • 1 ea Clove Garlic; Finely Chopped
  • 2 tbs Margarine Or Butter
  • 1 c Regular Rice; Uncooked
  • 1/2 c Currants
  • 2 1/4 c Chicken Broth
  • 2 ts Cinnamon; Ground
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 x Fresh Cilantro; Snipped, *


To taste. Cook and stir the onion and garlic in the margarine in a 3-quart saucepan until the onion is tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients except for the cilantro.

Heat to boiling, stirring once or twice, then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, 16 minutes. (DO NOT lift the cover or stir.) Remove from the heat and fluff the rice lightly with a fork. Recover and let steam for about 10 minutes before adding the cilantro.

Mexican Rice Tart

Mexican rice tart

Category: Mexican
Servings: 6



  • 1 1/4 c Rice,long-grain
  • 2 Egg whites


  • 1/3 c Monterey Jack, shredded
  • 1 c Chicken breast, shredded


  • Dairy sour cream
  • Green chilies, chopped
  • Black olives, sliced
  • Picante sauce


Prepare Crust: Cook rice following package directions, salt optional. Drain to remove any excess liquid. Cool slightly, Lightly beat egg whites in small bowl; stir in olives and green onion.

Stir egg white mixture into rice. Coat inside of 10″ tart pan with removable bottom with nonstick vegetable-oil cooking spray. Spoon the rice into the pan to cover the bottom evenly and make a high rim.

Prepare the Filling: Scatter half the cheese over the crust. Combine the chicken, chilies, green onion, olives and Picante sauce in a medium-size bowl. Spread in the crust.

Bake in preheated moderate oven (350’F) for 20 minutes. Scatter the remaining cheese over top. Bake for another 10-15 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes.

Remove the pan sides; place the tart on a serving plate. Garnish with dairy sour cream, chopped green chilies, and black olives, if you wish, and serve with additional Picante sauce. (Shirley DeSantis, East Windsor NJ)

Mexican Spanish Rice

Maxican Spanish Rice

Category: Mexican
Servings: 6


  • 3 tbsp Shortening
  • 1 1/2 c Rice
  • 1/2 c Onion, sliced
  • 1/2 c Bell pepper, sliced
  • 14 oz Can whole tomatoes
  • 1 MD Clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 3 c Water


Melt shortening in a large skillet. Add rice and brown. When rice is a golden brown, reduce heat and add onion, bell pepper, tomatoes, garlic, and pepper. Mix well and add 1 1/2 cups warm water or enough to just cover the rice.

Add salt. Cover and let simmer until almost dry. Add remaining water, cold, a little at a time, cooking over low heat until fluffy.

Note: You may substitute peeled seeded green chili for the bell pepper.

Mom’s Spanish Rice

Mom's spanish rice

Category: Mexican
Servings: 4


  • 2 tbsp Salad oil
  • 1 1/3 c Rice
  • 2 TB minced onion
  • 1 lb chuck/hamburger
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 8 oz cans tomato sauce


From: Mom. In hot fat in skillet, cooker rice with onion and beef till golden brown. Add salt and rest of ingredients; simmer, covered until rice is tender. Makes 4 servings. For more Asian rice recipes information see details.

Red Rice

Mexican red rice

Category: Mexican
Servings: 6


  • 1 ea Red Bell Pepper; Lg, *
  • 1 x Jalapeno Peppers; **
  • 1/4 c Onion; Chopped, 1 Sm
  • 2 tbs Margarine Or Butter
  • 1 c Rice; Regular, Uncooked
  • 2 c Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Red Pepper Sauce


Roast and peel the pepper (See Sowest 1 for directions) and seed. You should use the red jalapeno peppers and they should be roasted, peeled and seeded. (See Sowest 1 for directions) This is also to your taste. Use as many peppers as you like.

Place the bell pepper and chiles in a healthy high protein food processor work bowl fitted with the steel blade or in a blender container; cover and process until smooth.

Cook and stir the onion and garlic in the margarine in a 3-quart saucepan until the onion is tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients except for the bell pepper mixture.

Heat to boiling, stirring once or twice; reduce the heat. Cover and simmer for 16 minutes. (DO NOT lift the cover or stir!) Remove from the heat; stir in the bell pepper mixture. Cover and let steam for about 10 minutes and then serve.

Duck with Pine Nut Wild Rice

 pine nut wild rice

Category: Mexican
Servings: 4


  • 1 x Apricot Basting Sauce; *
  • 1 x Duckling; 4 1/2 to 5 Lbs.
  • 1 x Pine Nut Wild Rice; Below


  • 1/2 c Wild Rice; Uncooked
  • 2 TB Green Onions/Tops; Sliced
  • 1 ts Margarine Or Butter
  • 1 1/2 c Chicken Broth
  • 2 oz Pine Nuts; Toasted, 1/2 Cup
  • 1/2 c Pears; Dried, Chopped
  • 1/2 c Currants


See Sowest 2 for the recipe. Prepare Apricot Basting Sauce and set aside. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Place duckling, breast side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.

Brush with Apricot Basting Sauce. Insert a meat thermometer so that the tip is in the thickest part of the inside thigh muscle and doesn’t touch the bone. Do not add water and do not cover.

Roast, brushing with the sauce 2 or 3 times until thermometer registers 180 to 185 degrees or drumstick meat feels very soft when pressed between fingers, 2 to 2 1/3 hours. Serve with Pine Nut Wild Rice.


Cook and stir wild rice and onions in margarine in a 2-quart heavy saucepan over medium heat until onions are tender about 3 minutes.

Stir in broth. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally, reduce heat and cover. Simmer until wild rice is tender, 40 to 50 minutes. Stir in pine nuts, pears, and currants.

Picadillo (Rice-And-Beef Hash/filling)

rice and-beef hash

Category: Mexican
Servings: 2


  • 2 tsp Olive oil
  • 8 oz Cooked ground beef (sirloin-or top round)
  • 1/4 c Diced onions
  • 1/2 Garlic clove, minced
  • 2 LG Pimiento-stuffed olive,-sliced crosswise
  • 2 Pitted black olives, sliced-crosswise
  • 1/4 ts Each salt and pepper


Dash each ground cinnamon and ground cloves In 10-inch skillet heat oil over medium heat; add beef and cook, breaking up large pieces with a wooden spoon, until crumbly.

Add onion and garlic and saute until onion is softened about 5 minutes. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring occasionally, until flavors are well blended, about 20 minutes. Serve with rice or as a filling for tacos or tortillas. Makes 2 servings.

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Rice Con Queso

rice con queso

Category: Mexican
Servings: 6


  • 3 c Cooked brown rice (1 1/2-cups uncooked), cooked with Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/3 c Cooked black beans or-blackeyed peas, pinto beans, Etc. (about 1/2 cup uncooked)
  • 3 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 LG Onion, chopped
  • 1 sm Can chiles, chopped
  • 1/2 lb Ricotta cheese, thinned with a little low-fat milk or Yogurt until spreadable
  • 3/4 lb shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 c Shredded cheddar cheese


Garnishes (optional): chopped black olives, onions, fresh parsley

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix together rice, beans, garlic, onion, and chilies. In a casserole, spread alternating layers of the rice-beans mixture, ricotta cheese, and jack cheese, ending with a layer of rice and beans.

Bake for 30 minutes. During the last few minutes of baking, sprinkle cheddar cheese over the top. Garnish before serving. Complementary protein: rice and beans and milk products.

From: Diet for the small planet by Frances Moore Lappe’ ISBN 0-345-30691-0. Random House, New York. 1971-82 Posted by Karin Brewer, Cooking Echo, 7/92

Rice with Crab

rice with crab

Category: Mexican
Servings: 4


  • 3/4 c Long Grain Rice
  • 1/4 c Onion; Finely Chopped, 1 sm.
  • 1 ea Clove Garlic; Minced
  • 2 TB Cooking Oil
  • 1 1/4 c Water
  • 8 oz Tomatoes; Cut up, 1 can
  • 1 1/2 ts Instant Chicken Bouillon
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 x Hot Pepper Sauce; To Taste
  • 1/2 c Frozen peas
  • 7 1/2 oz Crab Meat; 1 can, *, OR
  • 7 1/2 oz Frozen Shrimp; **
  • 2 TB Sherry; Dry


Crabmeat should be drained, broken into chunks, and the cartilage removed. Shrimp should be shelled and cooked. In a skillet cook rice, onion and garlic in oil over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally until rice is golden brown. Remove from the heat.

Add water, undrained tomatoes, bouillon granules, salt and a few dashes of hot pepper sauce. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or till most of the liquid is absorbed. Stir in the peas and cook for 5 minutes longer. Stir in the crab or shrimp and sherry; heat through. Serve. See details spicy sauce

Southwest Green Rice

southwest green rice

Category: Mexican
Servings: 6


  • 2 ea Poblano Chiles; Lg, *
  • 2 ea Cloves Garlic; Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 c Onion; Chopped, 1 Md
  • 1 c Regular Rice, Uncooked
  • 2 c Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Parsley; Snipped


The Poblano Chiles should be roasted and peeled (see Sowest 1 for instructions) and seeded.

Place the chiles, garlic, and onions in a work bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade, or in a blender container; cover and process until smooth. Mix the chile mixture and the remaining ingredients except for the parsley, in a 3-quart saucepan.

Heat to boiling stirring once or twice, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for about 16 minutes. (DO NOT lift the cover or stir.) Remove from the heat and fluff lightly with a fork. Cover and let steam for about 10 minutes. Stir in the parsley and serve.

Tex-Mex Rice

tex mex rice

Category: Mexican
Servings: 6


  • 3/4 c Onion, chopped
  • 2 TB Olive Oil
  • 1 c Rice, raw
  • 1/4 ts Black Pepper
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 1/2 c Vegetable Broth
  • 1 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper


Mince garlic. Remove seeds and dice bell pepper. In a Dutch oven, cook onion, garlic and raw rice in oil until onion is tender and rice is lightly browned.

Add chicken broth and bring to a boil. Stir in cumin and black pepper. Cover tightly and simmer 20 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in bell pepper. Let stand covered until all liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Posted by Sandee Eveland in Intercook

Acapulco Rice

acapulco rice

Category: Mexican
Servings: 4


  • 16 oz Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 3 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 1/2 c Minute Rice
  • 1/2 c Crushed Tortilla Chips
  • 1/2 c Shredded Cheddar Cheese


Combine tomato sauce, water, and chili powder in a medium-sized saucepan. Bring to a full boil. Stir in rice. Cover, remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with tortilla chips and cheese. Serve with shredded lettuce and sour cream if desired. From: Syd’s Cookbook.

Bean and Rice Burritos

bean and rice burritos

Category: Mexican
Servings: 2


  • 28 oz Water-packed pinto beans– drained and rinsed
  • 1 c Cooked brown rice; -OR– up to double this amount
  • 1 ds Cumin
  • 3/4 c Water
  • 6 Tortillas


  • 1 Head iceberg lettuce– chopped and dried
  • 1 bn Scallions; chopped
  • 1 Ripe tomato; chopped
  • Mexican salsa


Place the beans in a saucepan and mash with a potato masher. Add the cooked rice, spices, and water. Heat 5 to 10 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare the vegetable soups. Heat the tortillas quickly (just to soften) in a preheated skillet, toaster oven, or microwave.

Place a line of bean mixture down the middle of each tortilla. Top with lettuce, scallions, tomato, and salsa. Tuck in the top and bottom edges, roll into a burrito, and serve immediately, topped with additional salsa if desired.

These are taken from “The McDougall Plan” and “The McDougall Program”. From: Amelia L. Carlson

Baked Rice with Green Chiles

baked rice with green chiles

Category: Mexican
Servings: 8


  • 3 c Rice; Cooked
  • 1 c Dairy Sour Cream
  • 1/2 c MontereyJack Cheese; Shredded
  • 1/2 c Cheddar Cheese; Shredded
  • Red Chiles; Ground, To Taste
  • 8 oz Green Chiles; Chopped, *


Use 2 4-oz cans of chopped green chiles that have been drained. ~- Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Mix all the ingredients in an ungreased 2-quart casserole. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes, or until done.

Chili with Rice

chili with rice

Category: Mexican
Servings: 4


  • 1 can (15 1/2 oz) kidney beans, Drained
  • 3/4 c Water
  • 1 pk (1 3/4 oz) chili seasoning Mix
  • 1 Minute Rice Boil in Bag Rice, cooked


Brown beef in skillet; drain fat. Stir in kidney beans, soup, water and seasoning mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serve over cooked rice. makes 4 servings. 1 – lb. ground beef 1 – 11 oz. can condense Nacho Cheese or Cheddar Cheese soup 2 – cups water 1 – 16 oz. pkg. frozen broccoli, corn, and red peppers 1 ~ 1 1/4 oz. pkg. taco seasoning mix 2 – cups dry rice 1/2 – cup grated Cheddar cheese 1 – cup crushed tortilla chips Mix beef, soup, water, vegetables and seasoning mix in a large skillet.

Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 2 minutes. Stir in rice. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Sprinkle with cheese and chips. Makes 6 servings.

Brown Rice Pilaf

brown rice pilaf

Category: Low-calorie
Servings: 4


  • 1/2 ts Instant chicken bouillon
  • 3/4 c Brown Rice, quick-cooking
  • 1/4 ts Dried Marjoram, crushed
  • 2 TB Snipped fresh Parsley
  • 1 c Sliced fresh Mushrooms
  • 1/2 c Shredded Carrot
  • 1/4 c Thinly sliced Green Onion


In a medium saucepan stir together bouillon granules and 1 cup water. Bring to boiling. Stir in mushrooms, brown rice, carrot, marjoram, and dash pepper. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 12 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes.

Add green onion and parsley; toss lightly with a fork. Serve immediately. Per serving: 104 calories, 3 g protein, 21 g carbohydrates, 1 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 205 mg potassium.


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