Photo: Laurey W. Glenn; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Prep Time
10 Mins
Makes 1 serving

You can make this recipe up to two days before serving. Prepare as directed through Step 2; cover and chill overnight. Then take to work and store in a refrigerator until ready to heat as directed.

How to Make It

Step 1

Remove 3/4 cup rice from ready-to-serve pouch. Reserve remaining rice for another use.

Step 2

Layer rice, beans, pork, and salsa, in this order, in a microwave-safe plastic container.

Step 3

Cover with lid; lift 1 corner to allow steam to escape. Microwave at HIGH 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir before serving.

Step 4

*1 (8-oz.) package ready-to-serve brown rice may be substituted.

Step 5

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Uncle Ben's Ready Whole Grain Medley Brown & Wild and Hormel Fully Cooked Pork Roast Au Jus.

Step 6

Note: Nutritional analysis includes 2 Tbsp. Cuban Salsa Verde.

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Ratings & Reviews

Nadz31's Review

September 22, 2010
I wanted a side dish to go with turkey pitas. I left out the pork and left it as a vegetarian dish. Instead of the red pepper flakes, I added green bell peppers. Everyone loved it! Thanks for the idea.