Fiesta Skillet Dinner

Serving Size: 
1 1/2 cups
Serves: 
5
Cost Per Serving: 
$1.26
Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup prepared brown instant rice (1/2 cup uncooked)
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) Mexican style tomatoes
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) black beans, rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 cups cooked diced chicken
  • 1/2 cup 2% reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded
     
Instructions: 
  1. Prepare the brown rice according to package directions.
  2. While the rice cooks, mix the tomatoes, black beans, corn, chili powder, and chicken in a large skillet. Cook over medium heat until heated through.
  3. Add the cooked rice and stir thoroughly. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.
  4. Serve hot.
Tips: 
  • Rinsing canned beans removes about 40% of the sodium.
  • This recipe freezes well.
  • Using canned corn increases the sodium.
  • Wrap in a tortilla to make a sandwich.
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