Cumin Rice with Avocado Recipe


One-pot dishes are heaven-sent, especially if you’re a busybody. Not everyone has the time to use three different pots or pans every night just to have something decent during mealtimes. With one-pot dishes, you can put all the ingredients in one vessel and allow the flavors to combine together, producing something extraordinary.

If you’re searching for a marvelous one-pot dish that’s healthy and pretty simple to make, try out this Cumin Rice with Avocado recipe.

Cumin Rice with Avocado Ingredients

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

Recipe Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Add the butter, bouillon, and cumin. Stir until the butter is melted.
  3. Add the rice and reduce the heat.
  4. Cover and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes or until the rice is tender.
  5. Stir in the picante sauce and heat through.
  6. Stir in the chopped avocado and green onions before serving.

Recipe Tips

  • You can use any kind of long-grain rice you want in this recipe. Some good options are jasmine rice and basmati rice.
  • To add more flavor to the dish, you can replace the water with chicken broth or vegetable stock.
  • You can add proteins such as tuna, tofu, bacon, or chicken to level up the dish.
  • You can adjust the spice of the dish by adding or reducing the Picante sauce.
  • Aside from avocados, you may also add other vegetables of your choice.

Final Note

Rice and avocado are simple ingredients – but melded together with a great spice such as cumin makes up for an interesting, scrumptious dish. Only one pot is needed to make this entire recipe. If you’re stumped for a fuss-free dinner, this recipe has your back.

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