Creamy Cilantro Lime Avocado Rice
    Servings Prep Time
    6servings 10minutes
    Cook Time
    20minutes
    Servings Prep Time
    6servings 10minutes
    Cook Time
    20minutes
    Creamy Cilantro Lime Avocado Rice
    Ingredients
    • 1 1/2cups long grained rice, rinsed and drained
    • 3cups chicken broth(may sub vegetable broth)
    • 114.5 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained(optional)
    • 2-3 mangoes, peeled and chopped(optional)
    Creamy Blender Avocado Sauce
    • 1/2cup sour cream(I use light)
    • 1/4cup milk
    • 1 large Avocado, peeled and pitted
    • 1/2-1 jalapenoseeded, deveined and roughly chopped (optional)
    • 1/4cup packed cilantro
    • 1/4 red onion, roughly chopped
    • 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled
    • 1teaspoon salt
    • 1/2teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/4teaspoon pepper
    • 1/4teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 2tablespoons lime juiceplus more to taste
    Instructions
    1. Add rice, beans (optional) and chicken broth to a large nonstick skillet and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low (dial should be a little above lowest setting), cover, and simmer for approximately 15-20 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring at 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
    2. Meanwhile, add all of the Creamy Blender Avocado Sauce ingredients to your blender and blend until smooth. Stir into cooked rice until well combined, adding milk if needed to reach desired consistency. Season with additional salt, pepper and lime juice to taste. Garnish with mangoes (optional).