This is a very quick and easy recipe that my family loves!

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a saucepan bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute peppers and onions until tender. Stir in beans and enchilada sauce; simmer 15 minutes. Serve over cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts

349.7 calories; protein 5.1g 10% DV; carbohydrates 46.4g 15% DV; fat 16.1g 25% DV; cholesterol 25.5mg 9% DV; sodium 13mg 1% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (34)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2003
Loved it! I used fresh peppers & onions vs. frozen and added chopped fresh cilantro as well. I also used "Red Enchilada Sauce" (from this site). Tasty wrapped with a warm tortilla, or plain with cheese on top. A keeper, thanks Jaime!! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
03/17/2009
I liked the recipe but it seemed to be missing something for me. I added a can of corn and a can of diced tomatoes with it. Read More
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42 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 19
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2003
Loved it! I used fresh peppers & onions vs. frozen and added chopped fresh cilantro as well. I also used "Red Enchilada Sauce" (from this site). Tasty wrapped with a warm tortilla, or plain with cheese on top. A keeper, thanks Jaime!! Read More
(19)
Rating: 5 stars
07/14/2003
Is it possible to use fresh instead of frozen green bell peppers and onions? YES! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2005
delicious and so easy to make. I don't like peppers or onions so instead I added some canned corn. It was very flavorful- I think the kind of enchilada sauce used might make the difference. I used old el paso "hot" enchilada sauce. I still cant believe how easy it was. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
03/17/2009
I liked the recipe but it seemed to be missing something for me. I added a can of corn and a can of diced tomatoes with it. Read More
(11)
Rating: 3 stars
08/21/2003
Hmmmm...I really wanted to rate this higher but the recipe made as written in my opinion just did not have enough flavor. I used fresh veggies and sauteed them in olive oil. I had to add quite a bit of salt to acheive the flavor I like and I served this in a warmed tortilla with shredded cheese like the previous reviewer suggested. I used store bought enchilada sauce which I really like but I'm wondering if I should have gone with homemade. I doubt it would have made that much of a difference. As far as being quick and inexpensive it's deserving of all 5 stars but the taste lacked something to be desired. I served this with picante sauce on the side. Maybe adding some more spices to the vegetables while their cooking would help. Glad I gave it a shot. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
03/03/2010
Suggestions: Saute rice in oil add 1 package sazon and 2 tablespoon tomato (or the "red") sofrito 1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro 1 tsp chopped garlic stir around for a minute then add liquid (preferably chicken broth). Keep an eye on it and when it starts to thicken up add the "drained" and "rinsed" (very important) black beans. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/18/2011
5 stars with the following changes: One pot meal. In a large skillet, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil w/ 1 Tbsp butter. Add 1 cup uncooked rice, 1/2 cup green peeper, 1/2 cup red onion, 1/2 of a jalapeno & 1 clove minced garlic. Saute for 2 min. Add 2 cups water, 1 tsp cumin and 1 tsp salt. Bring water to a boil, stir rice, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add 15 ounce can of black beans (drained and rinsed) and a 10 ounce can of green chili enchilada sauce. Let simmer 10 min. Serve with sour cream and mexican cheese blend. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/16/2003
Very easy and delicous recipe! I served it with the Cajun Spiced Chicken (also found on allrecipes.com)When I had put the sauce over the rice I put cheddar chees on the top - very good! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/20/2010
I took the suggestion of serving this with tortillas and it was extra delicious. I also took the liberty of adding garlic to the fresh peppers/onion saute. To finish I used homemade enchilada sauce (courtesy of my mother-in-law) added some leftover shredded grilled chicken and topped it off with sour cream and shredded cheese. Overall a great meal and I look forward to the leftovers for tomorrow's lunch! Read More
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