Southwestern Rice Salad

Number of Servings: 6 (200g)
Active Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 1 hour

Rice salads make excellent lunches. The hearty grains absorb flavors as they sit in the fridge and don’t get soggy as green salads can. This simple flavor profile is easy to make from pantry ingredients.

Tip: Cooling rice properly before storing is important for food safety, so don’t skip the step of spreading the rice out to cool it.


  • 1 cup brown rice
  • ¾ cup pico de gallo
  • ½ tsp. chipotle chili pepper
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced


  1. Cook rice according to package directions (45 minutes). Spread on a baking sheet and refrigerate to cool (15 minutes).
  2. Gently mix together all ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 200g

Amount per serving
Calories 195
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 345mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 39.9mg 4%
Iron 1.6mg 10%
Potassium 220mg 4%
Vitamin A 5.7mcg 0%
Vitamin C 8.9mg 10%
Vitamin E 0.9mg 6%
Vitamin K 7.3mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.9mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 30.1mcg 8%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.8mcg 6%
Chloride 2mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.7mg 20%
Phosphorus 68.5mg 6%
Iodine 0.7mcg 0%
Magnesium 38.8mg 10%
Zinc 0.6mg 10%
Selenium 4.8mcg 10%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.8mg 35%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Black Beans (water, Black Beans, Salt, Calcium Chloride), Brown Rice, Avocado, Pico De Gallo (tomato, Tomato Juice, Onion, Water, Vinegar, Contains 2% Or Less Garlic, Cilantro, Salt, Lemon Juice, Jalapeno Pepper, Lime Juice, Citric Acid), Lime Juice, Chili Powder.

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