Better Than the Freezer Aisle: Copycat Weight Watchers Santa Fe Beans and Rice

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Ingredients

8 servings
  • 15 ounces drain and rinse Black Beans, Canned
  • 15 ounces drain and rinse Kidney (Dark Red) Beans, Canned
  • 8 fluid ounces Tomato Sauce Order Now!
  • ½ cups Salsa
  • 2 tablespoons Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 cup Sour Cream, Fat Free
  • 15 ounces drain Whole Kernel Corn, Canned
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese, Mild, 2%, Shredded
  • 4 cups cook Brown Rice, Short-Grain
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoons Black Pepper

Freezer Containers

  • 2 8x8 baking pans
  • 8 Quart Freezer Bags

Supplies

  • Cooking Sprays

Directions

In a large bowl, combine beans, tomato sauce, salsa, taco seasoning, sour cream, corn, half of the cheese and cooked rice. Season with salt and pepper. Combine. Transfer to a greased 2 quart baking dish. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake for 5-10 minutes longer until cheese is melted.

Freezing Directions

In a large bowl, combine beans, tomato sauce, salsa, taco seasoning, sour cream, corn, half of the cheese and cooked rice. Season with salt and pepper. Combine. Transfer to a greased 8x8 baking dish. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake for 5-10 minutes longer until cheese is melted. Allow to cool. Divide among indicated number of freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

Reheat in microwave for 1-2 minutes, until heated through.

Nutritional Information

  • Nutritional Info: Serving Size: .75 cup
  • Calories 216
  • Total Fat 5.1
  • Saturated Fat 2.5g
  • Total Carbs 36g
  • Fiber 6.2g
  • Protein 8.2g
  • WW Plus Points: 6

About This Recipe

This copycat freezer aisle recipe is a great alternative for those over processed, high in sodium diet freezer meals. You get the benefit of a low point meal and the satisfaction of knowing you made it yourself!

Meet The Cook

Heather enjoys being a “home chef” and loves to cook for her family.  As a rule, her family eats dinner together every night.  Freezer cooking gives her a little more free time to read, shop, and sew cute clothes for little girls.

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