Chile Verde Tofu and Rice

a delicious rice cooker meal
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1 ½ cups Basmati rice
3 cups Water or broth
1 cup Pinto beans canned, drained, and rinsed
14 oz Tofu extra firm, cut into 1” cubes
1 4 oz can Green chili
⅓ cup Onion diced
½ tsp Sea salt
½ tsp Black pepper
¼ tsp Cayenne pepper

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Chile Verde Tofu and Rice


Chile Verde Tofu and Rice is such a quick and easy dish to whip up. The best thing about it is that everything goes into the rice cooker at the same time so you can take care of some other household chores as your dinner cooks!

As I mentioned, to make this dish, all you have to do is place all the ingredients in your rice cooker. Stir to combine the ingredients and turn the cooker to the white rice setting. Cook until the cooker switches to “keep warm” mode. Serve and enjoy!

To make my Chile Verde Tofu and Rice, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Chile Verde Tofu and Rice

So, how do you make Chile Verde Tofu and Rice?

Steps to make Chile Verde Tofu and Rice


Place all ingredients in a rice cooker


Place the rice, water, beans. tofu, chiles, onion, salt, black pepper and cayenne in a rice cooker. Stir well.


Turn on the rice cooker


Close the lid of the rice cooker and use the “white rice” setting.


Cook rice


Cook the until the cooker switches from “cook” to “keep warm”.



Serve immediately with some freshly chopped herbs sprinkled on top.

Try this Chile Verde Tofu and Rice soon. It is super healthy and tastes absolutely delicious too! If you make this, don’t forget to come back to leave a comment below letting me know what you think.

Nina dreams of gender equality and for women all over the world to feel empowered and enjoy the same freedom she has. She’s a careful consumer, believing that by being more conscious about the way we live we can make the world a better place! Already a vegetarian, she uses animal products sparingly and tries to produce as little waste as possible. Most of her recipes are vegan as a result!

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Total Reviews: 12
Brayleigh Prego

Healthiest meal I've made in weeks, will continue to use this site for ideas, happy things are as easy as this.

Jovie Kerkemeyer

Can't get any better than some Chile tofu and rice, I used brown beans instead of pinto, was good.

Aliyana Shimmin

Happy with how this turned out, thanks so much for sharing!

Capri Gribbon

Added some additional spices to mine to make it have a kick like some hot sauce and a bit of paprika spice on the top.

Maren Lepre

Love anything with tofu and this chille verde really hits the spot for me.

Emerald Toay

Thank you for putting tofu out there! Usually people have no idea what it is but hopefully this recipe brings it to light because it's good for you and ultra tasty.

Legacy Picinich

My mom never had Tofu before so I made her this small little bowl and she was so upset there wasn't more,LOL! Totally got her hooked now.

Maryjane Jedziniak

Had this cold and it was really really good. Going to be sharing this with a few friends I know who love tofu.

Whitney Oalmann

Delicious, would totally recommend this light chile verde rice, it won't fill you for long but it's perfect of a small little lunch.

Cassie Guin

Great recipe, easy to make and fast too, would recommend for lazy chefs like myself :)

Miyah Finkley

Was kinda plain so I ended up adding soy sauce after that it was tasty


Well done! Verified!

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