With a Mexican influence, this rice dish packs a nutritional punch without meat!
Course: Main Course
150 gramcorn kernals
1packetinstant brown rice
If you are not using instant microwave rice, add rice to a saucepan, with double the amount of water. Bring to a boil, then simmer until liquid is almost all absorbed, turn off heat, but leave covered with lid for approx. 10 mins, for steam to continue to cook rice.
Meanwhile, heat a large pan over medium heat and add olive oil and onion and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes and then add the zucchini, sweet potato and cauliflower rice (see notes below). Cook until vegetables are tender, 5-7 minutes.
Next, add the beans, corn and spice mix. Stir well adding the tinned tomatoes and cooked rice. Mix until everything is combined and cook until everything is heated through 3-5 minutes. Add in the cheese and cook until melted, 1-2 minutes.
Serve individual portions.
* To make cauliflower rice, place small heads of cauliflower into a food processor and pulse until it resembles grains of rice, 5-10 seconds.