This quick and easy Southwest Pinto Beans and Rice Soup is the perfect soup for one 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® Southwest Pinto Beans with White Rice & Vegetables Cups, 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-style chicken or beef for more protein.
If you’re not a big fan of leftovers, this soup is perfect for you. The recipe makes 1 serving, so no need to spend the week eating the same lunch every day. 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 this dish so delicious? This Southwest Pinto Beans and Rice Soup contains a medley of Mexican flavors, thanks to broth, fajita-style vegetables and zesty lime juice. Topped with cilantro, Mexican blend cheese, ground cumin and tortilla chips, it has all the mouthwatering qualities you’d expect from a Southwestern dish. That’s right; yum is an understatement!
When we say fast, we mean it! This recipe takes just 6 minutes to prepare, start to finish! If that’s not quick and easy, we don’t know what is.
Try our Minute® Southwest Pinto Beans with White Rice & Vegetables Cups, and you’ll see just how easy it is to turn a delicious cup of rice into a filling Mexican soup.
Like what you hear? We thought you might! Check out some more recipes for quick and easy soups on our website. While there, you’ll also want to check out our recipe for Red Beans and Rice and our Cheesy Chicken and Rice Recipe with Broccoli.