Beans and Rice


Ground beef, refried beans, and rice come together with green chiles, a few basic condiments, and seasonings in under 45 minutes, making it a great choice for a weeknight meal.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 3 ½ cups water, divided

  • 1 ½ cups uncooked long grain white rice

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 (14 ounce) can refried beans

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained

  • 1 ½ tablespoons ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard

  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt

  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Bring 3 cups water and rice to a boil in a pot. Cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and keep warm.

  2. Meanwhile, cook ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain grease. Stir in refried beans, onion, remaining 1/2 cup water, chiles, mustard, seasoned salt, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring often, for 25 minutes. Serve over rice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

399 Calories
11g Fat
54g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 399
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 1158mg 50%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 21mg 104%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 497mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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