Turkey Tex-Mex Black Beans & Rice

Recipe posted in: Nutrisystem Food Hacks, Lunches

Just when we thought the Nutrisystem Yellow Rice and Black Beans lunch couldn’t get any tastier, Nutrisystem’s own weight loss expert Kristen Flynn found a way! This Turkey Tex-Mex Black Beans & Rice meal is totally tasty and super simple to make.

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On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Nutrisystem Lunch, 1 PowerFuel, 1/2 Vegetable and 1 Extra (Add a SmartCarb if using corn)


  • 1 package Nutrisystem Yellow Rice And Black Beans
  • 3 oz. raw lean ground turkey
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil
  • ½ Tbsp. freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ½ cup yellow corn (optional)


  1. Place oil and onions in sauce pan on low heat, stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add ground turkey to pan, stirring on medium heat until fully cooked (about 10 minutes).
  3. If using corn, add it to the pan and let it cook until it is heated through.
  4. Prepare Yellow Rice And Black Beans according to package directions.
  5. In a large bowl, mix black beans and rice, ground turkey, cilantro and cumin then mix thoroughly.
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