Old El Paso Cheesy Mexican Rice, 7.6 oz.

Product Description

Cheesy Mexican-style rice is a favorite savory side for any south-of-the-border order! With easy cooking directions for stovetop or microwave, this delicious cheesy rice is ready in minutes and pairs well with beef, chicken, and more. Spice up your go-to meal or find a new staple with Old El Paso Cheesy Mexican Rice. For more than 80 years, Old El Paso has been bringing families and communities together to celebrate old and new traditions around delicious, Mexican-inspired flavors. We believe that any night can be a taco night, and we’re here to help make it a little easier and a lot more delicious. Our variety of crispy hard taco shells, tasty soft tortillas, flavorful seasonings, and much more help make taco night fun.

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Benefits / Consumer Statements

  • Low fat
  • 0g Trans Fat
  • Provides Energy
  • Good Source of Iron
  • NCC Disclosure Required


Enriched Parboiled Rice (rice, iron, niacin, thiamin mononitrate, folic acid), Maltodextrin, Corn Starch, Onion*. Contains 2% or less of: Salt, Tomato,* Ricotta Cheese* (whey, milkfat, lactic acid, salt), Chili Pepper, Green Pepper*, Red Pepper*, Vegetable Oil (canola, high oleic soybean and/or sunflower oil), Yeast Extract, Chicken Broth*, Natural and Artificial Flavor, Silicon Dioxide (anticaking agent), Pea Protein Isolate, Spice, Rice Flour. *DRIED

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 cup (73g) as packaged
Amount Per Serving As Packaged
Calories 260
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 600mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Incl. Added Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg0%
Calcium 90mg8%
Iron 2.1mg10%
Potassium 190mg4%
*Based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Prep Instructions

Microwave Directions

Prepare as directed above, using 2-quart microwavable casserole dish. Cover; microwave on High 5 minutes, stirring once. Microwave on Medium (50%) 20 to 25 minutes longer, stirring once, until rice is tender. Caution: Dish will be very hot!

Due to differences in microwave ovens, cooking times may need to be adjusted.

You Will Need: 2 1/2 Cups Water and 1 Tablespoon Butter

Stove-Top Directions

1 Stir uncooked Rice, Seasoning Mix, water and butter in 2-quart saucepan; stir well.

2 Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 25 minutes, stirring once, until rice is tender.

3 Remove from heat; uncover (sauce will thicken).

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