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Favourite Mexican Rice

 

Favourite Mexican Rice recipe
13

Yield

8

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

35

min

Ready

60

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 cup rice
2 cups water
¼ teaspoon salt
cup monterey jack cheese
grated
1 ¼ cups yogurt, plain
1 green bell peppers
cup cheddar cheese
grated
½ cup corn
cooked
¼ cup black olives
*
corn
and olives, chopped, optional
*

Directions

Place water and salt in a saucepan that has a cover. Bring to a boil. Add rice and cover. Cook over low heat for about 25 minutes until done.

Meanwhile, carefully grate the cheeses and chop the green pepper and olives if you choose to use them.

If you like corn you can use some frozen corn according to the instructions on the package.

When the rice is done put it in a serving bowl, mix in the vegetables, the monterey jack cheese and the yogurt.

Then stir in the cheddar cheese and cover the bowl for a few minutes so the cheese can melt.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 159g (5.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23031% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 235mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 18g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 21% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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