Go Back
+ servings
Say hello to the one pot wonder, 30 minute meal of your dinner dreams! This super easy Cheesy Mexican Chili Rice is full of flavor and the perfect comfort food for any night of the week! | asimplepantry.com

Cheesy Mexican Chili Rice

Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 Tbsp Canola Oil
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 tsp Cracked Pepper
  • 1 Package Knorr Fiesta Sides Spanish Rice
  • 1 Can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Can Black Beans drained
  • 1 Can Corn with Peppers drained
  • 2 C Colby Jack Cheese shredded


  • In a large pot over medium high heat, add the canola oil, followed by the ground beef. Cook until browned, crumbling as it cooks, around 5 minutes. Drain excess fat, season with salt and pepper, then remove from pot and set aside.
  • Cook the Knorr Fiesta Sides Spanish Rice according to package instructions. Once cooked, add the ground beef back to the pot, followed by the diced tomatoes, black beans, and corn. Stir gently to combine, reduce heat to medium low and allow to heat until everything is hot, around 5 minutes. Top with colby jack cheese and continue heating until melted, then serve immediately.