Fiesta Rice with Black Beans, Corn and Peppers

The rainbow of colours in this festive rice dish goes great with any meal.
-- Serves
SKILL LEVEL 8 to 10 servings
2 Sobrecitos™ chicken flavor bouillon packets
OR 4 teaspoons Chicken Flavor Bouillon
2 cups hot tap water
2 tablespoons Mazola® Corn, Canola OR Vegetable Oil
1 cup long grain rice, rinsed and drained
2 cups fresh corn, cut from cob OR frozen corn, thawed
1 cup diced onion
2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
1 teaspoon ground cumin seed
Vegetables and Beans
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 zucchini, diced
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed OR 1-1/4 cups dried black beans, cooked and drained)
1 cup diced tomatoes
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice OR wine vinegar
3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

Stir bouillon into hot water to make broth. Set aside.

Heat oil in a large, deep-sided skillet over medium-high heat.  Add rice and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until it begins to turn bright white. Stir in corn, onion, garlic and cumin and cook for 2 more minutes or until onions are softened.

Pour prepared broth into rice and bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat to low and simmer for 18 to 20 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed. 

Remove from heat. Add bell pepper, zucchini, black beans and tomatoes on top of the rice. Cover tightly and steam for 5 more minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in lime juice and cilantro; serve immediately.

Total Time
Cook Time 25 to 30 minutes
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Review from Derek
Love it!
Reply from Make Good: So do we! It's a favourite recipe for sure!


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