Friday, April 7, 2017

"Frying Friday"...Simple Meals For Your Family...April 7, 2017

Cheesy Tex-Mex Cauli Rice

Tex-Mex Cauli Rice 

 

Instant weeknight fav.


Total Time:
Prep:
Level: Easy
Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 c. cauliflower rice
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 c. shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 c. canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 c. frozen corn, defrosted
  • 1 c. chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 2 jalapeños, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c. freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1 c. shredded Cheddar
  • 1 c. Shredded Monterey Jack
  • Lime wedges, for serving

Directions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, oregano, and cumin and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Add more olive oil if the skillet seems dry, then add cauliflower rice. Season with salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add tomato paste and stir until evenly combined and the cauli rice is slightly red. Add chicken, black beans, corn, tomatoes, jalapeños, cilantro and stir until evenly combined.
  4. Top cauli rice with both cheeses, then cover with a tight-fitting lid and cook until cheese is melted, about 3 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately with lime wedges.

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