Spicy Cheesy, Spanish Rice and Bean Soup

46.66667 (3 Ratings)
Recipe Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 pouch (8.8 oz) Rice-A-Roni Heat & Eat Spicy Spanish Rice
  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) light or dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded pepper-jack cheese

Preparation Steps

  1. Prepare rice according to package directions. Transfer rice to large saucepan.
  2. Stir in 2 cups vegetable broth and beans. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 8 to10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in cheese. Serve immediately, topped with favorite salsa, if more heat is desired.

Tips and Variations

  • NOTE: If you prefer a thinner soup, add additional broth to reach desired thickness. Soup will thicken upon standing.