Fiesta Lime Rice

Need a 100-calorie recipe that can serve as a side dish or a main dish? This recipe covers all of the bases. Add some fresh tomatoes and cilantro for a pop of color and to really make this dish festive for potlucks or a special night at home.


1 Package Yellow Rice Mix, 8oz.

1 ΒΌ Cups Water

2 Tbsp. Olive Oil

1 Can Black Beans, 15oz., Rinsed and Drained

1 Can Whole Kernel Corn, 15.25oz., Drained

2 Tsp. Lime Juice

1 Tsp. Ground Cumin


Bring the rice, water, and olive oil to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Once to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and cover the pan. Simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid is absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. In a separate bowl, mix together beans, corn, lime juice, and cumin. Add the rice to the mixture, stir, and serve.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 100
  • Fat: 4.4g
  • Carbs: 15.1g
  • Protein: 2g