Ready in 45 minutes
Try this Mexican Rice and Bean Casserole recipe, or contribute your own.
Preheat oven to 350F
In large saucepan, heat oil on medium heat. Add onion, green pepper, jalepeno pepper and saute. Add water, rice, beans, tomato, chili powder, & cumin, . Simmer, covered, 25 minutes or until rice is tender and most of liquid is absorbed.
Transfer to baking dish, sprinkle with cheese and bake 15 minutes.
Serve with tortilla chips .
I have altered this some from the original newspaper recipe.