What's For Dinner?

What's For Dinner?



A yummy mound of rice, beans, meat sauce, cheese and crispy tortilla strips.

How many servings?

From kitchen to table in 30 minutes.

instant rice

ground sausage
canned pinto beans, drained
canned diced tomatoes, undrained
red pepper flakes
dried cilantro
shredded cheddar cheese
, sliced
non-stick cooking spray

  1. Heat water to boiling, add instant rice, cover and turn heat to the lowest setting.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Cut tortilla into wedges. Spray a cooking sheet with non-stick cooking spray
  4. Arrange tortilla wedges on the cooking sheet and place in hot oven.
  5. Brown meat in a skillet over medium-high heat. Turn off burner, drain meat and return to skillet
  6. Turn off oven, but leave tortilla wedges inside.
  7. Check rice for doneness (rice is done when all the moisture has been absorbed).
  8. Drain and rinse pinto beans and add to meat in skillet. Turn burner on to medium.
  9. Stir in canned tomatoes, ketchup, red pepper flakes, cumin and cilantro.
  10. Reduce heat to low and simmer for ten minutes. Stir occasionally.
  11. Serve meat sauce over mounds of cooked rice. Top with grated cheese, sliced green onion and toasted tortilla wedges.

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