3 cups frozen vegetable medley with corn and bell peppers
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 cup brown rice
1 can black beans, rinsed and dried
1 teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon cumin
1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
Heat oil in a sauce pan over medium high heat. Add the garlic, and onion and stiry until softened. Stir in the frozen veggies, tomatoes, brown rice, beans, chili, cumin and water. Add a pinch each of salt and pepper, and bring it up to a boil. Cover with a lid, reduce to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes.
Sprinkle with the cheese and broil until bubbly and golden brown.