Zucchini Noodle Rice Bowl

Make your own quick and easy Zucchini Noodle Rice Bowl with cilantro and lime rice, edamame, matchstick carrots and cashews all drizzled in your favorite Asian-style dressing!

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice
  • 3/4 cup store-bought spiralized zucchini noodles
  • 1/3 cup matchstick carrots
  • 1/3 cup edamame, shelled and cooked
  • 2 tbsp Asian dressing
  • 1 tbsp cashews, chopped


  • Use your favorite Asian-style dressing to drizzle over this Zucchini Noodle Rice Bowl for a quick and easy meal or side dish loaded with nutritious veggies like edamame, matchsticks carrots and zucchini.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Toss together rice, zucchini noodles, carrots, edamame and dressing until well coated.

    Step 3

  • Garnish with cashews.

    Recipe Tip

    Sesame, peanut and soy salad dressings all work well for this rice dish.

Reinvent Rice Bowls

This Asian-inspired Zucchini Noodle Rice Bowl has everything that makes a rice bowl great. It combines flavorful cilantro and lime rice, crunchy carrots, spiralized zucchini noodles and edamame with nutty cashews and a delicious, store-bought Asian dressing. It’s tasty, satisfying, bursting with flavor and fun to eat!

Easy to make, this dish is perfect as a grab-and-go lunch on a busy day. You’ll never have to skip a meal again! Simply prep your veggies the night before. In the morning, grab them along with a cup of Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice and your favorite Asian dressing as you head out the door. You’ll have everything you need for a tasty and satisfying lunch even on your busiest days.

If you crave a bit more protein, add some shredded or diced rotisserie chicken or cooked shrimp to this dish. You’ll enjoy a filling and delicious meal made in just minutes!

Zucchini Noodles

If you’ve never tried zucchini noodles, or zoodles, you’re missing out on a fun way to eat vegetables. These noodles are not actually noodles at all, but zucchini sliced into spirals to eat like pasta. If you don’t have a spiralizer at home to make your own, no problem, there are many store-bought options to choose from to make meal prep easier! Simply toss them into your rice bowl and you’re good to go, no cooking required.

Find more creative meal ideas with pantry staples in our recipe section like a rice and red beans recipes or a Persian Rice dish.

Try our delicious cheesy chicken broccoli rice casserole tonight!

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