Fiesta Rice

Makes 6 servings; ½ cup each serving

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  • 1 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup salsa


  1. Wash your hands well with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
  2. Follow package directions to cook rice. Makes about 2 to 2½ cups cooked rice. Drain off excess liquid if needed.
  3. Peel and cut onion into small pieces.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat and add onion. Cook until onions begin to soften, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Add cooked rice and continue cooking, stirring often for about 5 more minutes.
  5. Add salsa to skillet and stir in with rice and onions, cook until the mixture is warm.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.