Prepare rice according to package directions.
In a medium bowl, combine rice, salsa, and cilantro, if desired.
Season to taste with salt.
Note: cooking time is 45 minutes if using brown rice.
This recipe is a great way to use cooked leftover rice. Just sprinkle rice with a tablespoon of water. Cover and microwave 2-3 minutes or until rice is hot. Stir in salsa and enjoy!
Whenever you prepare Mahatma® Rice we suggest to cook an extra cup to save for quick easy recipes like this one.
For an added flavor boost, substitute chicken or vegetable broth for the water and salt.
One of the best ways to upgrade a simple rice dish is to mix with other tasty ingredients. And this recipe does not disappoint, made with a delicious guacamole salsa from Herdez™ made with fresh and simple ingredients inspired by your favorite restaurant guacamole.
Simply prepare your choice of hearty White or Brown Rice from Mahatma® Rice and toss with salsa and freshly chopped cilantro. Or add aromatic notes by making this a jasmine rice recipe. All you’ll need to do is enjoy! We suggest making a large batch of rice in advance to have ready to pair with salsas or guacamole for a quick side dish or to fill peppers like these Cheesy Rice Stuffed Jalapeños.
Spicy fan? This dish is made with a mild kick that is not too hot and not too mild. If you want to take it up a notch, make sure to check out a few of our favorite tips to bring the heat.
If you want to discover more tasty savory rice dishes, we recommend you try the best authentic Paella recipe for your next family gathering – the results will not disappoint.
You’re going to want to stock up on Mahatma® Rice and a bottle of Herdez™ Salsa because the options are truly endless!
Hosting a game day get together or a family event? Pair with your favorite dipping chips or sliced vegetables!
Treat yourself to homemade Mexican rice with restaurant quality! Pair with Spicy Chicken Tinga Tacos or use it as a flavorful base for your next Burrito Rice Bowl! Make sure to wash everything down with Homemade Creamy Horchata.
Toss in leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken and make it into a tasty burrito filling.
If you are looking for something sweeter, learn how to make this coconut rice pudding.