Rice and Bean Salad Kid Approved!

Dairy-Free | Kid Approved | Quick & Easy | Salads | Side Dishes | No Added Sugars | High in Fiber | Vegan | Vegetarian | WIC Friendly

Rice, beans, and veggies brightened with a citrus dressing make a fun and flavorful salad.

Rice and Bean Salad
6
Servings
20 minutes
Total Time
$1.25
Cost per serving
Serving size:3/4 cup
Prep time:20 minutes
Total time:20 minutes
Equipment:

Cutting board

Large bowl

Utensils:

Knife

Mixing spoon

Whisk or fork

Ingredients

1 cup cooked, cooled brown rice

1 medium tomato, chopped

2 medium carrots, chopped or grated

2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped

1 cup frozen corn OR 1 can no salt added corn, drained and rinsed

1 green bell pepper, diced

1 15 ounce no salt added black beans, drained and rinsed

1/4 cup lime juice

1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil

1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Before you begin wash your hands, surfaces, utensils, and vegetables.
  2. Using a fork or whisk, whisk together lime juice, oil, salt (if using) and pepper in a large bowl.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to the dressing and stir to combine.
  4. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes before serving to let flavors blend.

Tips

  • Add color and flavor with 1 teaspoon cumin and 1 tablespoon dried parsley or 3 tablespoons fresh parsley (minced).
  • Use as a side dish, pita or tortilla filling, dip for tortilla chips, or filling for a lettuce wrap.
  • Add 1 cup of cooked meat, chicken, or fish for added protein.
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Ingredients

What goes in Rice and Bean Salad?

Black Beans
Black Beans
Chopped Tomatoes
Chopped Tomatoes
Red Bell Pepper
Bell Pepper
Carrots
Carrots
Frozen Corn
Frozen Corn

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
220
TOTAL FAT
10g
SODIUM
400mg
TOTAL CARBS
30g
PROTEIN
6g
See complete nutrition facts >>
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