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Salsa Rice
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
With easy to stock ingredients and about 20 minutes you can get this Salsa Rice on the table. It is an excellent busy weeknight side dish choice.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 234 kcal
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • cups long grain white rice
  • 2 teaspoons Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix, or store-bought
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup chunky salsa, mild or spicy
  • optional add-ins: corn beans, shredded cheese, sliced green onions, olives
  1. Add oil to a 12" skillet and place over medium heat. Add the rice and taco seasoning and cook, stirring, until lightly toasted and spices are fragrant. Add the chicken broth and salsa and bring mixture to a low boil. Reduce heat, cover, and cook for 15 minutes, or until the broth has been absorbed and the rice is tender. 

  2. Fluff with a fork. Stir in any of the optional add-ins, if desired, and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Salsa Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 334mg15%
Potassium 244mg7%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 210IU4%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.