Mexican Skillet Dinner

Mexican Skillet Dinner

Mexican Skillet Dinner

30 Minute Meal  – check

One Pot Meal – check

Yummy – check

Quarantine Cooking – check

12 ounces chorizo or pork sausage

2 cups frozen whole kernel corn or 1 can of corn, drained

1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained

1 cup uncooked instant rice

1/2 cup water

2 teaspoons chili powder

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1 (15 oz) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained

3/4 cup shredded Mexican blend cheeses or Colby and Monterey Jack cheese

1  If present, remove casing from sausage.  In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat for 10 – 15 minutes or until brown.  Drain in colander and set aside.

2  Add corn, tomatoes, rice, water, chili powder, and cumin to skillet.  Bring to a boil then reduce heat.  Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.  Stir in beans and cooked sausage and heat through.

3  Sprinkle with cheese, cover and let stand for 2 – 3 minutes until cheese is slightly melted or top each serving with cheese.

recipe from Better Homes and Gardens

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