10-Minute Cheesy Mexican Rice

15 6 servings, 2/3 cup (150 mL) each
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6 servings, 2/3 cup (150 mL) each

Looking for a quick side dish that delivers a kick of flavour? Our 10-Minute Cheesy Mexican Rice is just the recipe - this rice side dish is easy and delicious.

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  • Bring combined broth and salsa to boil in medium saucepan.
  • Add rice and Velveeta; stir. Cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min.
  • Stir until Velveeta is completely melted and mixture is well blended.

Special Extra

Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro just before serving.

How to Cube the VELVEETA

Cut measured amount of Velveeta into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Then, cut each slice crosswise in both directions to make cubes.


  • 6 servings, 2/3 cup (150 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 2/3 cup (150 mL) each
Calories 220
% Daily Value
Total fat 4g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 580mg
Carbohydrate 38g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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