Recipes and Cooking Mexican Skillet Dinner 3.9 (72) 8 Reviews Say hello to a new dinner favorite--this delicious dish is light on clean-up, but full of bold flavor. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on May 8, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 12 ounce chorizo or pork sausage 2 cup frozen whole kernel corn 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained 1 cup uncooked instant rice ½ cup water 2 teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon ground cumin 1 15 ounce can pinto beans, rinsed and drained ¾ cup shredded Mexican-blend cheeses or Colby and Monterey Jack cheese (3 ounces) Chopped cilantro (optional) Directions If present, remove casing from sausage. In a large skillet cook sausage over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until brown. Drain in a colander; set aside. Add corn, tomatoes, uncooked rice, the water, chili powder, and cumin to skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in beans and cooked sausage; heat through. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes until cheese is slightly melted. Top with cilantro, if desired. Jason Donnelly Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 476 Calories 26g Fat 38g Carbs 23g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 476 % Daily Value * Total Fat 26g 33% Saturated Fat 11g 55% Cholesterol 63mg 21% Sodium 1175mg 51% Total Carbohydrate 38g 14% Total Sugars 4g Protein 23g Vitamin C 12mg 60% Calcium 147mg 11% Iron 2.6mg 14% Potassium 505mg 11% Folate, total 20.6mcg Vitamin B-12 1.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.