Mexican Rice & Black Bean Casserole

  • Prepare time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 40 minutes
  • Ready in: 60 minutes

Are you looking for an idea of cooking the rice differently? The Mexican rice combine with black bean can be your option. It’s salt from the cheese, and crunchy from the beans. You can serve it as a main dish in a special occasion such dinner with your family and friends. They’ll love the taste, such a crispy outside but so smooth inside. For the nutrition information on 456 grams amount, it contains 701 calories, 178.5 mg cholesterol, and 80 grams of carbohydrates.

How To Make A Mexican Rice And Black Bean Casserole

You have to be patient when you want to enjoy this special casserole. It might take one hour in cooking. This recipe is made up of eight servings. So, complete all ingredients in your kitchen first, and let’s do cook.


  • 1 ½ – 2 cups of dry rice
  • 15 ounces of refried beans
  • 3 cups of chicken broth
  • 350 grams of the cooked chicken breast, shredded
  • 10 ounces of enchilada sauce
  • 5 ounces of the chicken soup condensed cream
  • 15 ounces of black beans, wash and drained
  • 5 ounces id green chiles, chopped
  • Three green onions
  • 8 ounces of cream cheese, cubed
  • 15 ounces of cheese, shredded
  • Ground pepper and salt to taste


1Cooked rice using a rice cooker, but replace the water with chicken broth. After that, preheat the oven. Take a baking dish size 9 x 13 inches and spray with cooking spray. Put the black beans randomly over the baking dish. After the rice is cooked, take a large bowl.

2Adding the cooked rice, enchilada sauce, cubed chicken, chicken soup cream, black beans, green onions, green chiles, cheese cream, and a half of shredded cheese. Combine them until getting the pure batter. Ensure that all ingredients are mixing evenly.

3Then, pour the batter into baking dish, spread evenly over the beans and layering using aluminum foil. Baked in oven for about 35 minutes. After that, remove from oven and throw away the foil. Adding more shredded cheese over the top and bake more up to 8-10 minutes until the cheeses are melted.

4Remove from oven and place on a large plate. Yummy! Your special main dish is coming. To make you more comfortable while enjoying it, you can slice into some parts. This is more delicious to eating in hot condition. Pouring the garnish if you desire.

The best Mexican rice and black bean casserole are excited. You are unnecessary for dinner in outside or restaurant. Just stay at home, cook, and get the pleasure. Good trying!