Soups & Salads

Spicy Rice Salad

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 437
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Spicy Rice Salad
Prep Time
15 min

This salad will quickly become your favorite. It's a savory blend of hearty beans, tender-cooked rice, Sargento® Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese, tomatoes and green onions tossed in a picante sauce mixed with spices and the laid on a bed of romaine lettuce leaves.

  • 2 cups cooked white or brown rice, chilled
  • 1 can (15 oz.) red or kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese, divided
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup picante sauce or salsa
  • 2 Tbsp. canola or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 4 large romaine or red leaf lettuce leaves
  1. Combine rice, beans, 1 cup cheese, tomatoes and green onions in large bowl.
  2. Combine picante sauce, oil, cumin and salt, if desired. Add to rice mixture; toss. Spoon onto lettuce-lined plates. Top with remaining cheese.

Serving Size 4

Calories 437

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 20.00g 31%
Sat. Fat 8.00g 38%
Mono Unsat. Fat 8.10g
Poly Unsat. Fat 2.60g
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 780mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 0g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 127RE
Vitamin C 12mg 20%
Calcium 369mg 36%
Iron 2mg 11%