Southwestern style rice bowl

A serving bowl of beans and vegetables and two bowls with rice
Recipe credit

University of Minnesota Extension Department of Family, Health and Wellbeing

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About this recipe

Time to make
15 minutes preparation; 10 minutes cook time
Special criteria


  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 15-ounce can mixed vegetables
  • 1 14.5 ounce can green beans
  • 1 15-ounce can beans (black, garbanzo, kidney or cannellini)
  • Spices: 1 tsp. garlic powder, 1 tsp. onion powder, 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 8 ounces taco sauce
  • Optional: salsa


  1. Cook the rice.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet on the stovetop. Add the vegetables, beans and spices.
  3. Cook and stir until vegetables are heated through.
  4. Spoon 3/4 cup rice into each of 4 bowls. Top with the vegetable/bean mixture, serve with salsa to taste.
  5. Serve at once. Refrigerate leftovers.

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Nutritional info

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