This quick and easy Southwest Pinto Beans and Rice Soup makes soup for one a breeze and is packed with flavor and veggies.
If you’re looking for a comforting soup, this recipe is just the ticket! Made with our Minute® Ready to Serve Southwest Pinto Beans and Rice, it’s a Tex-Mex flavor bomb.
Heat rice and beans according to package directions.
In a medium, microwave-safe bowl combine rice and beans, broth, vegetables, garlic powder and cumin, if using.
Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
Remove from microwave and stir in lime juice.
Serve topped with cheese, tortilla chips and cilantro.
Add cooked, chopped fajita chicken or beef for more protein.
If you’re not a big leftovers person, this soup is perfect for you. The recipe makes 1 serving, so no need to spend the week stuck eating the same lunch. It’s also perfect for using up leftover, cooked chicken or beef. Enjoy this Tex Mex-style comfort soup, and you’ll never go back to your “go to” beans and rice again.
What makes it so delicious? This Southwest Pinto Beans and Rice Soup is a medley of Mexican flavors, broth, fajita-style vegetables and zesty lime juice. Topped with cilantro, Mexican blend cheese and tortilla chips, it has all the mouthwatering qualities you’d expect from a Southwestern dish.
Fajita-style vegetables, warm ground cumin, and melted cheese round out this savory broth, while chopped cilantro and fresh lime juice give it an added kick. That’s right; yum is an understatement.
When we say fast, we mean it! This recipe takes just 5-minutes to prepare, start to finish! If that’s not quick and easy, we don’t know what is.
Try our Minute® Ready to Serve Southwest Pinto Beans and Rice, and you’ll see just how easy it is to turn a delicious cup of rice into a filling Mexican soup.
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