Cheesy Rice and Bean Bowl

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings

This dish is meat free, but don’t worry, it’s still loaded with protein, thanks to the red beans and rice. Add sweet corn, enchilada sauce, and shredded Cheddar, for a sweet and savory combo that will make you crave more!

Ingredients Needed for Cheesy Rice and Bean Bowl

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
7 ounces of canned red beans
2 ounces of sweet corn
2 teaspoons of enchilada sauce
2 garlic cloves
½ cup chicken stock
5 ounces of cooked rice
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
½ cup cheddar, shredded
spring onion

How to Cook Cheesy Rice and Bean Bowl

  1. Preheat the oven to 360°F/180°C.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add the chopped onion and cook it until golden and soft.
  4. Add the red beans, sweet corn, and enchilada sauce.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Crush and then add the garlic, chicken stock, rice, and cumin seeds.
  7. Cook until the liquid reduces by half.
  8. Add the shredded Cheddar.
  9. Slide the skillet into the oven for the next 15 minutes.
  10. You can serve it with a touch of spring onion on top.

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