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Mexican Haystacks

These Mexican Haystacks are a twist on the classic haystacks but with all the Mexican fixings!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Yield 8 servings


  • 3 cups uncooked rice
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 (1 oz) package Old El Paso taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz) can corn
  • Toppings: diced avocado, shredded cheese, sour cream, cilantro, salsa, corn chips


  1. Cook rice according to package instructions.
  2. In a large skillet, brown beef until no longer pink. Drain. Add taco seasoning and water. Cook for a couple of minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  3. Add the cream cheese and stir until melted. Add a tablespoon of milk or water at a time until desired consistency is reached.
  4. To serve, place 1 cup of rice on a plate and top with meat, black beans, corn and whatever toppings you desire.