Quick and Easy Mexican Rice

Easy Mexican Rice Recipe

Diana Rattray

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 10 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
154 Calories
4g Fat
27g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 154
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 255mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 197mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a tasty and quick rice to make to go with burritos or fajitas. Use packaged "ready" rice to make this even faster.


  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 2 cups cooked rice

  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, diced

  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce

  • 3 teaspoons taco seasoning

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. In a saucepan or skillet over medium-low heat, cook scallions for 1 minute.

  3. Add garlic and cook for about 1 minute longer.

  4. Stir in rice, tomatoes, tomato sauce, and seasoning mix. Heat through.