Speedy Tex-Mex rice

Ditch the boring burger buns and try this easy side dish with burgers or chicken at your next barbecue

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 303
  • fat 11g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 46g
  • sugars 3g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 8g
  • salt 1.62g


  • 200g rice
  • 1 small jar roasted peppers in olive oil (3 tbsp oil retained), sliced
  • 1-2 tbsp fajita seasoning mix, or Cajun seasoning
  • 14oz 1 x 400g tin black-eyed beans, rinsed and drained
  • juice 1 lime
  • small bunch coriander, roughly chopped


  1. Cook rice according to pack instructions, then drain. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan. Add the sliced peppers and fajita seasoning, and cook for 1 min until fragrant.

  2. Stir through the rice and beans, and heat until piping hot. Mix the remaining oil, lime juice, coriander and some seasoning into the pan and serve.

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