Q – Que Rica Vida | Cheesy Enchilada Rice and Beans Casserole

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Cheesy Enchilada Rice and Beans Casserole

Oriana @ Que Rica Vida


(Ingredients modified to include Aldi brand name)

  • 1 cup  Pueblo Lindo red enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup canned Dakota’s Pride black beans, drained
  • 2 cups Rice Bowl white rice, cooked
  • 1 cup Happy Farms cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup Happy Farms Monterey Jack cheese with jalapenos, grated
  • 3/4 cup Happy Harvest whole kernel corn, drained
  • Cilantro (optional – used for garnish) –> Not sold in Aldi stores


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine the enchilada sauce with the beans, cooked rice, 1/2 cup of cheddar, 1/2 cup Monterrey Jack and 1/2 cup of corn in a large bowl. Mix well.
  3. Place the mixture in an 8×8 casserole.
  4. Sprinkle on the rest of the cheese and corn.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbling.
  6. Serve hot.

Please see source website for pictures and detailed instructions – Que Rica Vida

Costs = $ 4.63

Q - Cost

*If the amount is zero, the cost of the ingredient is less than $0.01 (one penny)

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2 responses

  1. Thank you for sharing. This sounds yummy and I’m ready to try it!

  2. […] Q – Que Rica Vida | Cheesy Enchilada Rice and Beans Casserole […]

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