Enchilada Rice

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 -6
Enchilada Rice made with homemade enchilada sauce! Loaded with onions, black beans, corn, bell pepper and salsa. The perfect side dish!

Ingredients

Enchilada Rice

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup enchilada sauce recipe follows
  • 1 cup black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn thawed
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 3 cups brown or white rice cooked
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  • salt and pepper

Enchilada Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

Enchilada Rice

  1. Heat oil in a large pot.
  2. Add in onion and green pepper and sauté until tender, 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add in garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  4. Stir in enchilada sauce, black beans, corn, salsa, rice and cilantro.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Enchilada Sauce

  1. Heat oil in a medium pot.
  2. Add flour and stir for one minute.
  3. Stir in the seasoning.
  4. Slowly whisk in stock. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until thick.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Easy Recipe, Enchilada Rice, Mexican, Rice, Side dish