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Fiesta Rice Casserole

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Fiesta Rice Casserole

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: casserole, fiesta rice, gluten-free, vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 475kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, canned
  • 1 cup corn, frozen
  • 3 ounce cheddar cheese

Serve With

  • 4 medium pear


  • Turn oven on to broil. Cook rice as directed on package.
  • Dice onion and bell pepper, and mince garlic. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large, deep, oven-safe skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper; stir and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Dice zucchini and drain tomatoes. Add to pan, along with corn. Cook for 3-4 minutes and then add cooked rice. Stir well to combine, then sprinkle with shredded cheese. Place in the oven until cheese is golden and bubbly.
  • Serve with sliced pears on the side.
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Calories: 475kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 359mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 27g

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