Enchilada Rice

Standard

Happy Friday!

Have you ever heard of Enchilada Rice? I had not until I found this recipe. I was like what the heck is this? I know this isn’t really a Mexican dish but I was quite intrigued and figured I would try it. I can now answer this question…it is delicious!

I thought that my husband was not going to like it but he even had seconds!

Enchilada Rice

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 2 cups green enchilada sauce (about 1 1/2 cans)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 can sliced black olives
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions

Directions

  • Cook rice according to package directions.
  • While rice is cooking, brown beef in a large skillet with onions and bell pepper.
  • While beef is browning, stir together sour cream, enchilada sauce, 1/2 cup shredded cheese, black olives and black beans.
  • When beef is completely browned, drain the fat and add chili powder and cumin and stir and heat one minute. Stir in enchilada sauce mixture and cooked rice and stir and cook until warmed through. Season to taste with salt.
  • Top mixture with remaining 1/2 cup cheddar. Cover skillet and heat until cheese has melted, about 1 minute. Top with green onions and serve.

I really enjoyed this too! It really pays to try new foods!

Have a great day!

Besos,

Flor

Recipe source Heat Oven to 350

 

 

Advertisements

One response »

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s