Southwest Rice and Beans Bowl

For a simple and flavorful meal that is rich in veggies, toss together avocado, salsa, red onion and Mexican cheese in this Southwest Rice and Beans Bowl.

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 20 mins


  • 1 bag Success Garden and Grains™ White Rice, Black Beans, Corn, & Bell Peppers
  • 1 large avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup salsa
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • Cilantro Lime Cream:
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice


  • Make your own Southwest-inspired power rice bowl loaded with everything you need to keep you feeling full and energized. Start with a convenient base of Success Garden and Grains™ White Rice, Black Beans, Corn, & Bell Peppers.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a small bowl combine sour cream, cilantro and lime juice.

    Step 3

  • Divide rice into individual bowls and top with avocado, salsa, cheese and onions. Finish with a dollop or drizzle of sauce.

    Recipe Tip

    Add sliced grilled chicken or beef.


    If you can’t find Success Garden & Grains blends near you, you can substitute Success White Rice and a 1 cup of fresh or frozen Southwest blend (black bean, corn and green bell peppers) vegetables. No need to thaw or precook. Just add to water in the last 3-5 minutes of preparation.

Power Rice Bowl

Looking for a quick and easy lunch or dinner meal idea without spending hours in the kitchen? Look no further, because rice bowls are the answer to what you’re looking for! With a hearty rice base, this meal can be customized with endless toppings and additions no matter if you eat meat or enjoy Meatless Monday meals every day. This dish requires little time, little hassle and little clean-up. 

Using Success Garden and Grains™ White Rice, Black Beans, Corn, & Bell Peppers as a complete base, this meal is made even easier. The blend of fluffy white rice with black beans and vegetables is premixed to offer your meals added flavor and a boost of plant-based protein. As a bonus, using our Boil-in-Bag technique, it cooks up perfectly in just 10 minutes.

Tex-Mex Flavors

To add Southwestern and Tex-Mex flavors, this bowl already incorporates black beans and corn from the rice mix with your choice of salsa. Finally, top with a Mexican blend cheese, fresh cilantro and a simple homemade lime cream!

Savor these flavors for a simple lunch meal idea or a quick dinner recipe on any busy day. If you like to meal prep your food in advance, leave the cooked rice and salsa in separate containers and combine everything when you’re ready to eat! If you are looking for a fun seafood option, try our rice and shrimp.

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