This Avocado and Lime Cilantro Rice is simple, filling and flavorful for any meal. Start with a base of high-quality ingredients like Carolina® Organic White Rice, ripe avocado and fresh herbs.
Cook organic rice according to package directions.
Meanwhile, toss together onion, vinegar, sugar, and 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper. Let stand for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly pickled.
Mash together avocados, lime juice, garlic, cumin, cayenne, and remaining salt and pepper.
Fluff rice with fork. Fold in avocado mixture and cilantro.
Garnish with pickled red onions.
This tasty rice dish is the refreshing change you need to enhance a simple bed of white rice or to make something other than traditional Mexican rice for your next Taco Tuesday meal.
Start with cooked organic rice and mash in ripe avocados for optimal benefits. Use fresh cilantro and seasonings to mix in for flavor in every bite, ready in just 20 minutes!
Serve this easy rice dish for a hearty lunch topped with shredded chicken, beef or another vegetarian alternative like beans or tofu.
You can also serve it as a dinner side dish along with some Chicken Tinga Tacos or Red and Green Enchiladas. The creamy and zesty flavors perfectly balance out a bit of spice from the cayenne pepper, not to mention the soothing pickled red onions on top.
If you’ve never used organic rice in your meals, it’s worth it! Although all of our traditional rice varieties are Non-GMO Project Verified, USDA Organic Certified means that it is produced with the best quality farming practices. Take a look at our guide to find out more about eating organically with rice
Substitute Carolina® Organic Brown Rice for white rice if preferred.