This satisfying rice and bean bowl can be made with ingredients you likely already have in the pantry. Packed with protein, this hearty meal is sure to leave you full and satisfied, without having to break the bank. Make it ahead of time and pack a couple containers to have several meals prepped in advance.
1 10- to 12-oz. package frozen precooked brown rice
1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup salsa
2 tablespoons shredded Cheddar or Mexican blend cheese
2 tablespoons prepared guacamole
Hot sauce, optional
How to Make It
Heat rice according to package instructions, 2 to 4 minutes.
Combine beans and salsa in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Partially cover and cook on high power until warmed through, about 1 minute. Stir in 1 cup rice, partially cover and cook until hot, about 1 minute longer. (Check halfway through.) Top with cheese and guacamole. Add hot sauce, if desired.
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