Fiesta rice and beans shaker recipe

Pair this delectable dish with fresh greens for a taco-style salad!

Fiesta Rice and Beans Shaker

Serves 10

12 ounces brown rice, dry

2 ½ cups water

2 ½ cups corn, frozen

2 ½ cups salsa, canned

5 cups black beans, canned, drained

3 ½ tablespoons taco seasoning

10 ounces corn tortilla chips, crushed

Salad dressing

2 ½ cups salsa, canned

¼ cup ranch dressing, dairy-free

Optional garnishes

Black olives

Jalapeños

Onions

Prepare the rice and cool completely. Combine corn, black beans, salsa and taco seasoning in a bowl. Prepare the salad dressing by combining the salsa and dairy-free ranch. Layer ingredients into a bowl or pan in this order:

  1. Bean and corn mixture
  2. Chopped romaine lettuce
  3. Optional garnishes: black olives, jalapeños, onions
  4. Crushed tortilla chips

Drizzle salsa ranch over the chips or serve the dressing on the side.

Nutritional information*

(per serving)

Fiesta Rice and Bean Shaker: Calories: 371 | Total Fat: 13 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Carbohydrates: 61 g | Fiber: 16 g | Total Sugar: 15 g | Protein: 14 g | Sodium: 755 mg | Vitamin A: 263 ug | Vitamin C: 12 mg | Calcium: 260 mg | Iron: 5 mg | Folate: 262 ug

Dressing: Calories: 98 | Total Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Fiber: 1 g | Total Sugar: 0 g | Protein: 12 g | Sodium: 410 mg | Vitamin A: 0 ug | Vitamin C: 0 mg | Calcium: 0 mg | Iron: 0 mg | Folate: 0 ug

*From USDA Nutrient Database

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