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Tomato Lime Brown Rice

Tomato Lime Brown Rice

Use this flavorful tomato lime brown rice recipe as a side dish or as an ingredient in your favorite burrito or tostada recipe. 

Tomato Lime Brown Rice

Yield: 3 cups


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 lime, zested
  • 1/2 cup black beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn, frozen and thawed, or fresh and removed from cob

Instructions for Adults

Assist children to measure and add water, rice, and tomato sauce to a medium saucepan. Stir to combine. Adults place the pan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil and cover. Turn heat to low. Simmer according to time recommended on the rice package. When cooked, remove from heat and remove lid, allowing to cool slightly for about 5 minutes.

Instructions for Kids

Fluff rice gently with a fork. Measure and add black beans, lime zest, and sweet corn to the cooked rice. Stir to combine. Serve!

Note: Tastes great as a topping on our Veggie Tostadas!​


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