Fiesta Rice

Bursting with colors and flavors, this Fiesta Rice recipe is perfect for a quick meal when you are craving something fresh, easy and satisfying.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 1 min
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 4 mins
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PREP TIME 3 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice
  • 1 diced tomato
  • 1/2 a diced avocado
  • 1 sliced green onion
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • salt
  • black pepper


  • Packed with bright colors and refreshing flavors, our Fiesta Rice is a satisfying meal that you can whip up in less than 5 minutes! 

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a bowl combine tomato, avocado, onion, and cilantro.

    Step 3

  • Add lime juice, salt and pepper to taste.

    Step 4

  • Mix thoroughly and serve.

    Recipe Tip

    For a complete meal, add grilled chicken.

Tomato and Avocado

Juicy tomatoes and creamy avocados are an irresistible combo! When you have these two items stocked and you’ll have plenty of possibilities. With a few storage tips, you won’t have to worry about any waste: 


It’s best to store tomatoes at room temperature. Not only do they last twice as long — up to 10 days — but they retain their flavor. When stored in the fridge, tomatoes have a shelf life of about 5 days; just remember to take them out about 30 minutes before serving so you get more flavor.  


Remember to buy avocados several days before you plan to use them. To get rock hard avocados to ripen more quickly, place them and a banana or apple in a brown paper bag for a couple of days. If the stem is difficult to remove, it’s not ripe. Once ripe, store them in the fridge for 2 or 3 days.  

Keep the party going by trying other recipes that have this delicious duo. For a hefty helping of herbal flavors, heap on some chimichurri sauce – a rich mixture of parsley, garlic, oregano – like on this Chimichurri Tuna Salad. Or get a whole bunch of whole grains with this protein-packed Avocado Chicken Power Salad

A Flavorful Fiesta 

There are plenty of ways you can customize this dish. You could ditch dicing by opting for cherry tomatoes – these round cherry tomatoes are extra juicy with a hint of sweetness. Or, you could swap in another one of our grain varieties.

Whether you want to shorten the shopping list or just want an extra burst of flavor, reach for a cup of Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice! Looking for another dinner idea? Try our: Chicken cheese and rice.

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