Mexican Rice and Beans

Mexican Rice and Beans

Get ready for another inspiring recipe by Cooker Buzz, today we will be showing you how to make Mexican Rice and Beans.

This Mexican beans and rice recipe is spicy and delicious.

Why We Love It

The Mexican Rice and Beans is a really popular dish, and for good reason! It’s quite simple but packs enough flavor that it is sure to be a hit.

Recipe Summary

  • prep: 5 mins
  • cook: 25 mins
  • additional: 5 mins
  • total: 35 mins
  • Servings: 4


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 small poblano pepper, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 (14 ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained

Baking Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir onion, poblano pepper, and garlic in hot oil for 2 to 3 minutes. Add rice and cook, stirring occasionally, until rice is completely coated in oil, about 2 minutes. Season with paprika, cumin, oregano, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Stir in tomato paste and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add vegetable broth and pinto beans. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer until rice is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Remove the pot from the heat, keep covered, and let stand for at least 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Nutritional Information

  • 348: calories
  • protein: 9.8g
  • carbohydrates: 59.2g
  • fat: 8.8g
  • sodium: 624.3mg.

We hope that you enjoyed this recipe as much as we did. Make sure to share this Mexican Rice and Beans recipe with your friends and family, they will be sure to appreciate it.

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