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Mexican Skillet Rice

Whole grain brown rice, seasoned with Mexican-inspired spices and ingredients, takes this skillet to the max. Gluten-free and full of fresh ingredients, it offers celiacs a flavourful and healthy recipe option.

April 8th, 2012

Recipe courtesy of

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
  • 1 pound lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1 chopped medium onion
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 Cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 can pinto beans, drained (16 oz)
  • 2 cans diced green chilies (each 4 oz)
  • 1 seeded and chopped tomato (optional)
  • shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
  • 1fresh cilantro for garnish (optional)
  1. In large skillet over medium-high heat, cook meat until brown, stirring to crumble; drain fat. Add onion, chili powder, cumin and salt; cook until onion is tender. Stir in rice, beans and chiles; cook until heated through. Top with tomato, cheese and cilantro, if desired.

Nutrients Per Serving

Nutrients per serving:287 calories, 5 g fat, 22 g protein, 40 g carbohydrates, 7 g fibre. Excellent source of vitamin C, B6, folic acid, magnesium, iron and zinc.

Mexican Skillet Rice

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