Main Dishes

Easy Mexican Salsa Rice

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Making a main dish for my family each night is easy . . . it's the side dishes that I really struggle with! Whenever we eat any kind of Mexican food, I always make our Slow Cooker Refried Beans as a side dishbecause they are so quick and easy (and delicious!). However, I needed something to mix it up. I had a box of brown instant rice in the pantry (confession: I don't even own a rice cooker. I gave it to my mom because it was taking up precious space in my kitchen cupboards and I never used it!

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http://www.sixsistersstuff.com/2012/09/easy-mexican-salsa-rice.html
2 cups instant brown rice
2 cups water
1 envelope enchilada sauce mix (or you could use taco seasoning)
1 cup salsa (I used mild so my kids would eat it- go as hot as you want!)
1 (4 oz) can green chilis
Combine all ingredients together in a microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high for 8-9 minutes, or until rice is tender. Let sit for 3-5 minutes and it will soak up most of the liquid in the bowl. Fluff with a...
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Nutritions

Calories
554

Sodium
1018mg
42% DV

Fat
5g
8% DV

Protein
10g
21% DV

Carbs
82g
28% DV

Fiber
9g
36% DV