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In 12” skillet, bring 2 cups water to boil. Add contents of yellow rice mix and olive oil; stir to combine. Boil 30 seconds. Reduce heat to medium low. Simmer, covered until rice is tender and water is absorbed, about 25 minutes.
After 20 minutes, stir in mixed vegetables, black beans and garlic; cover and cook for remaining 5 minutes.
Remove skillet from heat; stir in cheese. Let skillet sit, covered, until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes more. Serve warm and top with chopped parsley or cilantro.
MyPlate Meal Suggestions: Make a complete MyPlate Meal by serving this recipe along with ½ cup of fruit, ½ cup of milk, 2 to 3 oz of grilled protein like beef, pork, or poultry and an optional serving of ½ cup of salad dressed with olive or canola oil.