Tex Mex Rice and Beans

Did you know Cinco de Mayo was celebrated more in the states than in Mexico?  It’s true!

This recipe makes a great side dish or you can serve it as the main entrée.  It is quick to make and only 4 ingredients.


  • 1 can RO*TEL diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese

In large skillet over medium heat, simmer RO*TEL tomatoes for 5 minutes.  Stir in pinto beans.  Mix in rice and simmer.  Sprinkle cheese on top and let melt.

Makes 8 servings.  97 calories and 3 grams of fiber per serving.

Author: gogirldiet

Registered Dietitian at gogirldiet.com

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