One Pot Beans, Chicken and Rice

This is pretty much a burrito bowl made in a single pot. Even the rice gets cooked right in! So easy for those weeknights!

One Pot Beans, Chicken and Rice - This is pretty much a burrito bowl made in a single pot. Even the rice gets cooked right in! So easy for those weeknights!

I almost came home with a puppy today, which would tally up to a total of three dogs at home. I was really close. The only thing that stopped me was that someone already adopted him a second before me.

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One Pot Beans, Chicken and Rice - This is pretty much a burrito bowl made in a single pot. Even the rice gets cooked right in! So easy for those weeknights!

So I think I may just drown my puppy sorrows in this one pot burrito bowl since burrito bowls are pretty much the best thing since sliced bread.

One Pot Beans, Chicken and Rice - This is pretty much a burrito bowl made in a single pot. Even the rice gets cooked right in! So easy for those weeknights!

And since puppy 3 is not with me, I’ll douse this with extra sour cream, salsa and guacamole. No judgment, please.

One Pot Beans, Chicken and Rice

This is pretty much a burrito bowl made in a single pot. Even the rice gets cooked right in! So easy for those weeknights!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 2 cups instant white rice
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper, to taste. Add chicken to the stockpot and cook until golden, about 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and jalapeno, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Stir in vegetable broth, beans and corn. Bring to a boil; stir in rice and cover. Remove from heat.
  3. Let stand 5 minutes or until broth is absorbed. Stir in tomatoes, lime juice, lime zest and cilantro; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 564.3 Calories from Fat 105.3
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.7g 18%
Saturated Fat 2.6g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 93.7mg 31%
Sodium 1007.9mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 76.9g 26%
Dietary Fiber 10.7g 43%
Sugars 4.5g
Protein 39.0g 78%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.