Confetti Beans and Rice with Chicken

Try this Confetti Beans and Brown Rice with chicken for a protein-packed lunch or without for a vegetarian dish. Make sure to add some sweet corn!

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Servings SERVES 4

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Success® Brown Rice
  • 2 tsps Dijon mustard
  • ½ cup light Caesar salad dressing
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 12 oz chicken, cooked and diced
  • 1 can (11 oz.) whole kernel corn with red and green bell peppers, drained
  • 4 each green onions, thinly sliced
  • tomato slices (optional)

Instructions

  • Colorful, nutritious, and easy-to-make, try this light black bean and brown rice chicken salad with Dijon mustard, black beans, corn, and plenty more! We promise you, it will become one of your go-to weekday lunches.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a large bowl, combine Dijon mustard and Caesar salad dressing. Toss in rice, beans, chicken, corn, and green onions. Chill or serve at room temperature.

Color by Veggie

Whether it’s a three-bean salad or black bean and corn salad, there’s one thing that’s for sure – the more colorful the salad, the tastier the result. As the name implies, this Confetti Beans and Rice Salad with Chicken is a colorful dish, made with a trifecta of tasty veggies including black beans, green onions, corn, and peppers.

Additionally, this flavorful combination gets an extra boost of depth with the help of our Success® Brown Rice, which is 100% whole grain and perfect for those looking to get their complex carbs in.

All dressed in a bit of light Caesar salad dressing and dijon mustard, this chicken and rice salad is perfect for those who love crunchy vegetables mixed with a zesty, creamy dressing.

Best of all, it’s got all the main food groups – sturdy whole grains, tons of protein, and all the veggies. Plus, fruit! That is if you decide to add some sliced tomatoes to the mix – your salad, your rules.

A Great Side Dish

This rice and bean chicken salad is great for large gatherings like family summer barbecues or as a contribution to your next potluck dinner with friends.

Going meat-free? It can be made 100% vegetarian by skipping out on the chicken, making it a fantastic Meatless Monday option. Plus, with the same ingredients, it will still offer up tons of plant-based protein.