Taco Rice Recipe

Taco Rice is the perfect side for taco night – or any night. Try it tonight.
  • Ready in: 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 25 minutes
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  • Servings: 6

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  • 2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
  • 1½ cups long-grain white rice
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

cooking methods

  • Stovetop


  1. In medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine first 3 ingredients. Bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15-20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  3. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in green onions. Garnish with cheese.

Makes 6 servings.

For remix Chicken, Rice & Bean Burritos recipe: Place 2 servings leftover rice in a storage container. Refrigerate up to 2 days.

Nutrition per Serving:
Calories: 220 Total Fat: 4g Sat. Fat: 2.5g Cholest: 10mg Sodium: 610mg Carbs: 38g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 2g Protein: 7g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best side dish for southwestern meals! So easy to make, family friendly, and delicious! Soooooo good! Pairs great with tacos, burritos, or fajitas!
Date published: 2020-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flavorful Rice Very flavorful with a kick. Easy to make and duplicate!
Date published: 2017-08-11
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