5-Ingredient Rice and Bean Bowl: Dinner Made Easy!

Recipe Details

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 1tablespoonunsalted butter

  • 2(8.8 ounce) packagesUNCLE BEN’S® READY RICE® Whole Grain Brown Rice

  • 1(15 ounce) canno-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 ½mediumavocados, divided

  • 4tablespoonscilantro, divided

  • 3tablespoonsfresh lime juice

  • 1pintcherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1cupfresh corn kernels

  • 1teaspoonkosher salt

  • ½teaspoonground black pepper

  • ¼cuptortilla chips

Cooking Directions

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Melt butter in skillet; add rice and beans, stirring frequently. Cook until heated through, about 3 minutes. Add water, as needed, to get rice to desired texture. Remove from heat; set aside.

  2. In a blender or mini food processor, combine 1/2 of an avocado, 2 tablespoons cilantro, and lime juice. Blend until sauce is thin. Add water if needed.

  3. In 4 separate bowls, evenly divide rice and bean mixture, tomatoes, and corn. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drizzle with about 2 tablespoons of avocado-cilantro sauce. Top evenly with remaining avocado and cilantro. Add 1 tablespoon crushed tortilla chips to each bowl.

Nutrition Facts per serving:

Calories 472; Fat 19g (28%); sat 4g (18%); Protein 14g; Carb 70g (23%); Fiber 15g (54%); Sugars 6g (added sugars 0g); Sodium 539mg (27%)

Nutrition Facts

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