Making a main dish for my family each night is easy . . . it's the side dishes that I really struggle with! Whenever we eat any kind of Mexican food, I always make our Slow Cooker Refried Beans as a side dishbecause they are so quick and easy (and delicious!). However, I needed something to mix it up. I had a box of brown instant rice in the pantry (confession: I don't even own a rice cooker. I gave it to my mom because it was taking up precious space in my kitchen cupboards and I never used it!
Easy Mexican Salsa Rice
Also seen on Six Sisters Stuff
Ingredients2 cups water
1 enchilada sauce ( envelope mix (or you could use taco seasoning) )
1 cup salsa ( (I used mild so my kids would eat it- go as hot as you want!) )
4 ounces green chiles
2 cups brown rice, raw ( instant )
Combine all ingredients together in a microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high for 8-9 minutes, or until rice is tender. Let sit for 3-5 minutes and it will soak up most of the liquid in the bowl. Fluff with a fork and serve.