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Taco Nacho Rice and Marinated Corn Salad

Total Time - 25 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare rice recipe through step 1 - 5 minutes
  • While meat browns, prepare corn salad and set aside - 5 minutes
  • Complete rice recipe and serve - 15 minutes

Taco Nacho Rice and Marinated Corn Salad

Taco Nacho Rice

8 oz fresh pre-diced onions (1 1/2 cups)
1 1/2 lb chuck ground beef
1 tablespoon taco seasoning
1 (5.4-oz) package taco-flavored rice and pasta blend
1 3/4 cups water
2 cups corn tortilla chips (about 5 oz)
1 (8-oz) jar taco sauce
1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican-blend cheese

  1. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place onions, ground beef, and taco seasoning in pan; brown 5–7 minutes, stirring to crumble meat, or no pink remains.
  2. Stir in rice blend and water. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 7 minutes.
  3. Remove pan from heat; fluff rice with fork. Arrange chips over rice in pan. Drizzle taco sauce over chips; top with cheese. Cover and let stand 5 minutes to melt cheese; serve. (Makes 6 servings.)

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 550kcal; FAT 27g; CHOL 90mg; SODIUM 980mg; CARB 43g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 31g; VIT A 8%; VIT C 4%; CALC 25%; IRON 20%

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Marinated Corn Salad

1 (16-oz) package frozen whole kernel corn
3–4 green onions, thinly sliced
1 (15-oz) can black beans (drained and rinsed)
8 oz fresh pre-diced tomatoes (1 1/2 cups)
1/2 cup mojo marinade
1 tablespoon honey

  • Thaw corn in colander under cool running water 2–3 minutes; drain thoroughly and place in medium bowl.
  • Slice green onions; add to corn.
  1. Stir in remaining ingredients; let stand 10 minutes for flavors to blend.
  2. Stir and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 240kcal; FAT 2g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 600mg; CARB 50g; FIBER 10g; PROTEIN 10g; VIT A 15%; VIT C 45%; CALC 8%; IRON 20%

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Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 cups  shredded Mexican-blend cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 (15-oz) can black beans
Add to your grocery list 2 cups (5 oz) corn tortilla chips
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp honey
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup mojo marinade
Add to your grocery list 1 (8-oz) jar taco sauce
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp taco seasoning
Add to your grocery list 1 (5.4-oz) package taco-flavored rice and pasta blend

Add to your grocery list 1 (16-oz) package whole kernel corn

Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 lb chuck ground beef

Add to your grocery list 8 oz (1 1/2 cups) fresh pre-diced onions
Add to your grocery list 8 oz (1 1/2 cups) fresh pre-diced tomatoes
Add to your grocery list 3-4  green onions

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Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with flour tortillas, taco toppings (sour cream, black olives, shredded lettuce), and chocolate cake for dessert.
  • For extra spicy heat, stir in minced fresh jalapeño peppers to either the taco rice or the corn salad. Or both!
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