Easy Tex-Mex Bake #ad

Easy Tex-Mex Bake

December 15, 2014Danita
This post was written on behalf of Minute® Rice. All opinions are my own.

Easy Tex-Mex Bake #ad

 Oh my, I realized I haven’t posted anything Tex-Mex in weeks!  YIKES!  Well, it’s not because we haven’t been eating any, that’s for sure.

If you’ve read very many of the recipes here you know I LOVE Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes.  It’s my go-to on a busy day, any time I’ve forgotten to get something out for dinner and lots of times just because it’s Tuesday…or Wednesday…or Thursday.  You get the picture.  

One of my goals here at O Taste and See is to encourage moms (or anyone else) to cook at home.  I know how busy life can be, but sitting down for dinner with your family is so important.  We make it a priority.. and that means I cook…or sometimes my girls.  It isn’t usually a big fancy meal, lots of times it’s something from the crock pot.  With the right ingredients and recipes a home cooked dinner can be on the table in less time than it takes to have pizza delivered or run to the drive thru.

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A great pantry staple for a quick and easy dinner is Minute® Rice.  Great tasting, fluffy rice really is ready in five minutes!  

I grew up eating rice and we still eat rice almost every night. .  Minute® Rice has a whole family of products to make your life a little easier. White Rice is perfect for smothering with gravy (my personal favorite) or serving with stir fry.  Whole Grain Brown Rice or Multi-Grain Medley make a quick, easy and healthy addition to almost any dinner.  

Don’t have five minutes?  Minute® Ready to Serve Rice products are even faster!  They’re fully cooked, heat in the microwave in sixty seconds, eaten right out of the bowl and NO clean up!  Sounds ideal for a quick lunch or for the babysitter to prepare when mom and dad go out for “date night”.  

I made this Easy Tex-Mex Bake in less than thirty minutes, everyone LOVED it.  My daughter thought it would  be perfect for taking to our church fellowship meal….I I totally agreed!

Here’s the Recipe: 

  • 1 cup Minute® Rice – uncooked
  • 1 lb lean hamburger
  • 1 can black beans – drained
  • 1 can chili tomatoes
  • 1 small can diced green chilies
  • 4 Tbsp taco seasoning – divided
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 bag tortilla chips
  • 1-2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

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Boil 2 cups water and add rice, cover and remove from heat

The rice should be ready in about 5 minutes.  Meanwhile…

Cook hamburger completely

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Drain hamburger

Add 2 Tbsp taco seasoning and 1/2 cup water

Stir and heat about 1 minute

When rice is ready

Add rice, tomatoes, beans, chilies, remaining 2 Tbsp taco seasoning and cumin

Stir until well combined 

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 Layer the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan with crushed chips (you may not need 1/2 bag)

Top with cheese (I used some prepared cheese product and some shredded cheddar)

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 Layer rice mixture on top of chips and top with more cheese

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Bake about 15 minutes or until cheese is melted

Garnish with jalapeno and sour cream, if desired

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Easy Tex-Mex Bake
Serves 6
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup Minute® Rice – uncooked
  2. 1 lb lean hamburger
  3. 1 can black beans – drained
  4. 1 can chili tomatoes
  5. 1 small can diced green chilies
  6. 4 Tbsp taco seasoning – divided
  7. 1/4 tsp cumin
  8. 1/2 bag tortilla chips
  9. 1-2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Instructions
  1. Prepare rice according to box
  2. The rice should be ready in about 5 minutes. Meanwhile…
  3. Cook hamburger completely
  4. Drain hamburger
  5. Add 2 Tbsp taco seasoning and 1/2 cup water
  6. Stir and heat until combined
  7. When rice is ready
  8. Add rice, tomatoes, beans, chilies, remaining 2 Tbsp taco seasoning and cumin
  9. Stir until well combined
  10. Layer the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan with crushed chips (you may not need 1/2 bag)
  11. Top with cheese (I used some prepared cheese product and some shredded cheddar)
  12. Layer rice mixture on top of chips and top with more cheese
  13. Bake about 15 minutes or until cheese is melted
  14. Garnish with jalapenos and sour cream, if desired
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23 Comments

  • Shauna Smart

    December 22, 2014 at 8:14 PM

    Love simple and delicious meals!

  • Lori Vachon

    December 21, 2014 at 9:20 PM

    Sounds like a family friendly dish! Pinning!

  • Becky

    December 21, 2014 at 5:34 PM

    Sounds delicious!! Easy, weeknight meal!!

  • Rachael

    December 19, 2014 at 11:51 PM

    Looks like an easy and tasty meal!

  • April G

    December 18, 2014 at 4:50 PM

    I haven’t had tex mex in a while. This looks delicious! I certainly haven’t had that combination over rice. I’ll have to give it a try!

  • Miranda @ Cookie Dough & Oven Mitt

    December 17, 2014 at 9:03 AM

    Oh my goodness! This looks so good and looks pretty easy to throw together! I absolutely love rice and can’t ever get enough of it.

  • dishofdailylife

    December 16, 2014 at 10:31 PM

    Looks like an easy supper, and it has comfort food written all over it. Perfect for a winter night when you just need something quick.

  • nmburk

    December 16, 2014 at 9:50 PM

    I LOVE meals like this! I just pinned this to my “I’m actually going to make this soon” board. 🙂

  • Aimee @ Like mother like daughter

    December 16, 2014 at 4:22 PM

    Mmm I love minute rice and this tex mex bake looks amazing! And so simple. Yum!

  • JESS44903

    December 16, 2014 at 12:41 PM

    This looks so simple and delicious! YUM!

  • reesann723

    December 15, 2014 at 9:45 PM

    I love minute rice, it’s the only one I don’t mess up!

  • hinessightblog

    December 15, 2014 at 2:16 PM

    I’m always looking for easy, quick meals. Sounds good.

  • eglover0616

    December 15, 2014 at 2:05 PM

    This looks delicious! I love an easy meal!

  • heidifowler

    December 15, 2014 at 12:27 PM

    This sounds so good! I love tex mex! Thanks for a great recipe.

  • Melanie

    December 15, 2014 at 10:32 AM

    This looks like an easy yet delicious meal!

  • Erica (@Erica’s Recipes)

    December 15, 2014 at 9:24 AM

    this looks delicious! I love Tex-Mex too …and easy weeknight meals. Will be trying this one!

  • savoryexperiments

    December 15, 2014 at 9:02 AM

    Looks great! We love one-dish meals in our home!

  • Kris

    December 15, 2014 at 8:57 AM

    This Texas girl loves Tex-Mex and all of these ingredients are staple items in our pantry. This looks great and am adding it to my Pinterest board to make once the holidays are over. Thanks for sharing!

  • mybigfathappylife

    December 15, 2014 at 8:51 AM

    We love mexican food in our house, so I am going to have to try this recipe! Looks like an easy weekend meal! Pinned.

  • Nichole C

    December 15, 2014 at 7:47 AM

    YUM! I love Mexican/Tex-Mex as well. This looks like a winner!

  • swood97

    December 15, 2014 at 7:40 AM

    Eating dinner at home is really such a pleasure. Since we are empty nesters, we often enjoy cooking together. Conversation at the dinner table is always the best!
    Sounds like a yummy recipe, right up our alley! Tex Mex is a nice change of pace right now. If the pantry has no rice, that may constitute an emergency!

    1. Danita

      December 15, 2014 at 8:30 AM

      You’re not kidding about a rice emergency! We aren’t empty nesters yet. Our kids are 13-20 so we’re in that super busy season of life where everyone’s going a different direction. I’m thankful we’ve always made dinner together a priority, we need that time to catch up on each other. Thanks for stopping by!

  • Rachel E. Bledsoe

    December 15, 2014 at 7:26 AM

    So easy and this looks super delicious! Perfect winter tex mex recipe! Love the simplicity in cooking with rice, it’s a staple in our house also. Can’t wait to try this recipe!

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