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Taco Rice Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Taco Rice

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"This tasty rice great addition to tacos either on the inside or out. My fiance raves over this recipe."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. In a large pot, bring chicken broth, tomato sauce, and taco seasoning to a boil.
  2. Stir rice into the pot, cover and remove from heat. Let the pot stand, covered, for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in cheese and olives; mix well. Serve with sour cream.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 07, 2010

I used organic chicken broth, organic tomato sauce, my own homemade taco seasoning mix, long-grain rice and I omitted the olives, only because my kids aren't really fans. I used 2% sharp cheddar and about half called for. That was plenty, to be honest without upping the calories too much.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 09, 2004

OOhhh boy, this was not my favorite, BUT, I didn't hate it either. My lil' guy LOVES taco's and LOVES rice, so I thought that this would fit the bill. He liked it O.k, but I thought it to be odd. I added extra water to it, because as DREGINEK mentioned, it was a bit potent, and instead of adding black olives, I added black beans (which was a nice addition). I think that it could have used a can of mexican diced tomatoes. That would have done it. An O.K. recipe, thanks Kristine.

Jul 24, 2003

I adjusted this recipe to use in my rice cooker. I use the chicken broth, 8oz tomato sauce, taco seasoning, and rice (not instant). I add 14.5 oz of water, put it all in the rice cooker to cook. Add the chesse after it's done. This is a favorite of mine, and sometimes make just this for dinner.

Jul 24, 2003

I didn't have any store-bought taco seasonings, so I used "taco seasoning II" from this site. I think this would be really good IN soft shell tacos (chicken or beef) but we were only so-so on this recipe as a sidedish. The taco seasoning - although good-was just too dominant tasting when served as a side by itself. Also, I used 2c rice and this thickened to the perfect consistency. I might make this again for either a taco filling or reduce the amt of taco seasonings when served as a side.

Jun 08, 2005

This was very good. I didn't use the black olives (we don't like them), but I think it was great without them. We also used Colby Jack blend cheese instead. It turned out great. Thanks for the post.

Jul 24, 2003

Quick, easy & delicious! My husband raved about this dish! I will definitely make this dish the next time I fix any Mexican dish!

Mar 16, 2009

probably the closest to authentic spanish rice i've made. instead of the chicken broth, i used a goya sazon. i also added black beans. this would also taste good w/ corn added in.

Mar 17, 2006

We had family over for dinner and made mexican food and this was the hit of the night!!


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  • Calories
  • 459 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42.6 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 55 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 26.4 g
  • 41%
  • Fiber
  • 2.8 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 12.7 g
  • 25%
  • Sodium
  • 1392 mg
  • 56%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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