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Meatless Monday: Fill up your plate with a vegetarian cheesy enchilada rice skillet

This is the easiest enchilada you will ever make; no rolling in a tortilla shell, just put it on your plate and dig in. And, like every Meatless Monday recipe, this dinner can be enjoyed by vegetarians.


From Damn Delicious


  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup canned corn, drained
  • 1 cup can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup mild enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 cup mildĀ green enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves


  1. In a large sauce pan with 1 1/2 cups of water, cook rice according to package directions and then set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, onion and bell pepper and cook stirring frequently. Cook until onions have become translucent, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in rice, corn, black beans, enchilada sauces, chili powder, cumin and oregano until heated throughout and combined well, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Remove from heat and top with cheese.Cover until completely melted, about 2 minutes.
Bailey Brouwer is an intern at Flavor 574 and is currently a student at Elkhart Memorial High School.

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