This simple side dish is made with high-quality ingredients, starting with a base of Mahatma® Organic White Rice, avocado, fresh lime and herbs, all topped with homemade pickled onions.
Cook white 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 a fork. Fold in avocado mixture and cilantro.
Garnish with pickled red onions.
This simple side dish is made with pantry staple ingredients like white rice, lime, seasonings, and avocados. Toss everything together in just 20 minutes and enjoy a flavorful bed of rice where everything is perfectly balanced. The heat from the cayenne pepper and cumin is counteracted with creamy avocado and zesty pickled onions.
Leave it vegetarian, or make it a meal by serving as a side along with extra protein like chicken, beef or beans. It also works perfectly as a filling for a burrito or rice bowl.
Want more simple combination side dishes? Try our classic Mexican Rice, Cilantro Lime Rice, Zucchini Rice, Chicken Paella, or a cheesy Tres Quesos Rice. Or, learn how to make Jasmine Rice or White Rice and more in our Cooking section and add in your favorite toppings.
The key to adding flavor to this simple dish is using quality ingredients. Start with a base of Mahatma® Organic White Rice or use Organic Brown Rice, if desired. Then, use freshly squeezed lime, herbs and ripe avocado for the most benefits.
If you’ve never cooked with organic rice, we’ve got the perfect place to start with our delicious meal ideas using organic rice. These products are USDA Organic Certified, meaning they were produced using above and beyond farming practices. Looking for dessert tonight? Try our: best arroz con leche recipe, for something more savory take a look at these bean and rice tacos.
For a wholegrain version, try this recipe with Mahatma® Organic Brown Rice.