Economical Recipes Created & Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

Cheesy Mexican Rice, An Easy Recipe

This recipe for Cheesy Mexican Rice comes together in just a few minutes.

Start by preparing the Uncle Ben's Spanish Rice as directed on package. This very tasty rice takes less than two minutes to prepare.

Next, heat the cheese queso as directed on the jar. We prefer the Tostitos brand which can generally be found in the chip section of the market.

Mix the rice with the queso. Enjoy with tortilla chips.

This recipe makes 3 generous servings for about 365 calories each. If more queso is desired - be sure to count the extra calories.

Enjoy with a delicious and healthy side salad containing the following vegetables: chopped lettuce, chopped tomatoes, fresh chopped cilantro and a dash of balsamic vinegar.

This delicious Cheesy Mexican Rice also tastes wonderful with any of the following ingredients added: prepared chicken, sliced black olives, salsa, mushrooms of any variety, grilled onions and peppers.

Ingredients for our Quick & Easy Cheesy Mexican Rice Recipe

1 pouch of Uncle Ben's Microwavable Spanish Rice (about 400 calories)

1/2 jar of cheese queso (about 280 calories)

Tortilla Chips (4 servings contain about 420 calories OR 140 calories per serving)

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