Rice Bowl Southwestern Style

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Rice Bowl Southwestern Style

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of a Southwestern-style rice bowl! Packed with wholesome ingredients like black beans, vegetables, chicken, this bowl offers a satisfying blend of protein, fiber, and essential nutrients. This nutritious rice bowl is a perfect choice for a flavorful and healthy lunch or dinner option.


  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped vegetables (try a mixture – bell peppers, onion, corn, tomato, green beans)
  • 1 cup cooked chicken, beans or tofu
  • 1 cup cooked  rice
  • 2 Tablespoons salsa, shredded cheese or low-fat sour cream


  1. In a medium skillet, heat oil over medium high heat (350 °F in an electric skillet). Add vegetables and cook until tender-crisp, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add cooked meat, beans or tofu and cooked rice to skillet and heat through.
  3. Divide rice mixture between two bowls. Top with salsa, cheese or sour cream and serve warm.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Recipe courtesy of Medline Plus