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)
441 Calories
4g Fat
90g Carbs
9g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 441
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 90g 33%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 9g
Calcium 86mg 7%
*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 green onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic (finely minced)
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes (diced)
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce (or to taste)
  •  3 teaspoons taco seasoning mix

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

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

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

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

  5. Serve and enjoy!