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15Ingredients
710Calories
30Minutes

If you only have 30 minutes to create a dinner entrée that is packed with flavor and nutrients, then try this Bean and Rice Salad. It can be a side dish to your favorite meat, or a main dish. There are 710 calories per serving in this creamy creation. This is the perfect recipe for a backyard barbecue, holiday party, or special celebration. We think your guests will love this dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion (diced)
  • 2 tomatoes (diced)
  • 1 cup brown rice (cooked)
  • 1 cup beans (cooked)
  • 1/2 tablespoon chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano (ground)
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro (minced)
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 cup lettuce (washed and shredded)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • tortilla chips (or tostadas broken into pieces)
  • prepared salsa
  • lime juice

Directions

  1. Saute the onion in the olive oil until it begins to brown, add one tomato, rice, and beans. Season with the chile powder and oregano. Cook for 3 minutes, to heat through. Remove from heat.
  2. Mix the other tomato, cilantro, tomato sauce, salt, and pepper together in a separate bowl.
  3. Place the lettuce into a salad bowl along with the rice and bean mixture. Stir in the tomato mixture and serve topped with cheese, tortilla chips, salsa, and lime juice.
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NutritionView more

710Calories
Sodium18%DV440mg
Fat37%DV24g
Protein39%DV20g
Carbs36%DV109g
Fiber40%DV10g

PER SERVING *

Calories710Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat24g37%
Saturated Fat9g45%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol30mg10%
Sodium440mg18%
Potassium1140mg33%
Protein20g39%
Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate109g36%
Dietary Fiber10g40%
Sugars13g26%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Freda A. 25 May 2015
This salad is nice to serve inside warm tortillas or pita bread. I add in a big handful of spinach leaves to it for color. Salsa tastes really good on top of it. It is a great recipe for everyone to try.