Delicious, cheesy and loaded with yumminess, this Cheesy Enchilada Rice Skillet is perfect for a simple weeknight meal. It’s the easiest enchilada you will ever make, just throw everything into a skillet and you’re good to go.
This is going to be a super duper short post because it’s late and all I really need to tell you about this dish is MAKE IT!
Dinners don’t get much easier than this. This Cheesy Enchilada Rice Skillet is the bomb!
Sometimes meatless meals just seem to hit the spot and this one definitely does. But you could also easily throw in some shredded chicken or cooked ground beef or turkey.
I don’t know about you, but sometimes I just want a meatless meal – something simple and tasty. This cheesy enchilada rice skillet is amazing! Super simple, super quick and super fabulous. Throw some grilled chicken in if you want, that would be delicious. I served it with some cheese quesadillas and fruit . . .it was a perfect, simple meal.
Cheesy Enchilada Rice Skillet
- Total Time: 25 minutes
- 2 cups cooked rice
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
- 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
- 3/4 cup mild enchilada sauce
- 3/4 cup mild green enchilada sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon oregano
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- 1 cup shredded cheese (I used 1/2 cheddar, 1/2 monterey jack)
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic, onion and bell pepper, and cook, stirring frequently, until onions have become translucent, about 2-3 minutes.
- Add corn and continue to cook, until corn begins to slightly brown, stirring occasionally.
- Stir in black beans, rice, enchilada sauces, chili powder, cumin and oregano until well combined and heated through, about 2-3 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
- Remove from heat and top with cheese. Cover until cheese has melted, about 2 minutes.
- Serve immediately, garnished with cilantro.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Category: Main Dishes
Recipe Source: Adapted slightly from Damn Delicious
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Hi Angie, I just checked it and it seems to be pulling up fine. Give it another try and let me know if you still can’t see it.
Angie Arambula says
Ok, it worked! Thank you! The first time it was super long and skinny♀️