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Cumin  Rice with Avocado Recipe

Cumin Rice with Avocado Recipe

Cumin, picante sauce and avocado do a terrific job of jazzing up rice in this versatile side dish.—Margaret Wagner Allen, Abingdon, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2-1/4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium chicken bouillon granules
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/3 cup picante sauce
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 2 green onions, sliced


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the water, butter, bouillon and cumin; bring to a boil. Stir in rice; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • 2. Stir in picante sauce; heat through. Stir in avocado and green onions. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 191 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.