Step up your salad game with this flavor-packed southwest inspired rice salad made with fragrant Mahatma® Basmati Rice, black beans, corn, and your favorite salsa.
Cook rice according to package directions.
Toss rice with salsa, oil, salt and pepper until well coated. Stir in black beans, corn, green pepper, and cilantro.
Garnish with crumbled feta before serving.
Substitute pinto beans for black beans if desired.
Serve salad with lime wedges for a zesty finish.
Rice salads are a great way to prepare quick meals without sacrificing quality or flavor. They are also a tasty way to add more veggies into meals without putting off some of the more picky eaters at home.
All you need is Mahatma® Rice and some of your favorite ingredients to create a delicious and satisfying meal any time of day. Enjoy it at the dinner table with family, or make it to-go as a hearty lunch to get you through your busy day. Need a few recipe tips for using our rice in your recipes? Take a look at our cooking section for ways to add more flavor to your meals and even recipe ideas like how to make the best ever paella recipe!
When the craving for something with a bit of a kick and a lot of flavor hits, this Spicy Southwest Rice Salad is sure to hit the spot. Made with fragrant basmati rice, fresh veggies, black beans, feta, and mixed with your favorite salsa, this simple and flavorful salad is perfect for lunch or dinner and is ready in just minutes. It’s as easy as cooking the rice, tossing all of the ingredients together, and enjoying!
Because this tasty salad is made with southwest flavor basics, you can add or substitute ingredients to really make it one of your favorites. Add some fresh avocado, guacamole, and/or sour cream to turn it into a creamy salad. If you prefer pinto beans over black beans, make the switch! Not spicy enough for you? Add some sliced jalapenos for added heat.
Enjoy a different and delicious salad every day of the week with more of our tasty recipes like this Mango Chicken Rice Salad or this Asian Brown Rice and Shrimp Salad with Sesame Orange Dressing. For dessert, try this indulgent Arroz con Leche Instant Pot recipe.