Texas Brown Rice
275 Calories
34 g Carbs
24 g Protein
5 g Fat
Total Time
4 servings

This complete meal is great for a busy weekday night. It also looks great on the plate, so you can make it for guests. They'll love the flavor; you'll love that you're helping friends hit their fitness goals. Think of it as a brown rice love-fest.


  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 piece chicken breast, shredded
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp (1 serving) taco seasoning
  • ½ cup corn
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 1 cup low-sodium black beans
  • ½ cup salsa
  • ¼ cup reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ avocado

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  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Add water to a skillet and bring to a boil.
  3. Add diced vegetables and taco seasoning and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. During last minute, add chicken, black beans, corn and rice.
  5. Add salsa and heat for another 1-2 minutes.
  6. Top with shredded cheese and a slice of avocado before serving.

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