Delicious Rice and guacamole salad

The rice and avocado salad combine the benefits of the most famous cereals with the nutrients of avocado. The result is a delicious preparation, full of vitamins and minerals.

Adding rice to fresh salads is a good option for including carbohydrates in these dishes. It also has the advantage of being one of the best natural carbohydrates. In fact, this cereal provides about 28 grams of carbohydrates per 100 grams. Here are two delicious rice salad and guacamole recipes.

Guacamole a preparation of Mexican origin known worldwide for its rich flavor. As we all know, its main component is avocado, it is a particularly tasty fruit with great nutritional benefits. Hence its great presence in healthy diets.

About the rice and guacamole salad

There are a few considerations about this recipe that are best known, to get the best result. First, a good choice of ingredients; avocados must be fresh and fully ripe.

The rice must belong grain and well detached. To do this, it must not be brewed during cooking and must already have cooled when added to the salad. In addition, it is convenient to cool it under the tap so that the grains stand out well.

Second, the preparation should not be stirred until the end. This is to preserve the integrity of the avocado, it should not be forgotten that it is a very soft and oily ingredient. Unlike guacamole, which can be kept for several days in the refrigerator, this type of salad must be served and eaten immediately. As rice is a carbohydrate, vegetable acids would affect it, fermenting it, generating microorganisms and altering its taste.

Rice salad and guacamole recipe

Version 1

This is the most classic preparation. In addition, the guacamole used in this recipe is made in the traditional way. The only difference is that the avocados are cut into slightly larger pieces so that they do not break too much when mixed. This recipe is intended for four people.

ingredients

  • 1 cup prepared loose rice (200 g)
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 large tomato
  • Lime juice (80 mL)
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander
  • Corn or sunflower oil
  • Salt

How to proceed?

  1. Blanch, peel, and chop the tomato into small pieces.
  2. Finely chop the onion and the red pepper.
  3. Finely chop the coriander leaves and discard the branches.
  4. Cut the avocados in half, remove the pulp, and put them in a bowl. Cut them into pieces of about 1.5 cm.
  5. Pour the onion, pepper, and tomato over the avocado and stir. Finally, add the cilantro, lime juice, oil, and salt.
  6. Add the rice to the guacamole. Choose the temperature according to your taste: it can be cold, at room temperature, or hot. In the latter case, heat a little in the microwave.
  7. Serve and consume immediately.

Rice and guacamole salad recipe with mango and cheese

Version 2

This second version of rice and guacamole salad prepared with mango and cheese. In addition, this fruit gives a sweet touch to guacamole and the cheese adds protein to the dish. In addition, the tomatoes are replaced by cherry tomatoes in this recipe. They are juicier and work very well if cut in half. This is a recipe for four people.

ingredients

  • 1 cup prepared loose rice (200 g)
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 large unripe mango
  • 1 cup low-fat cheese, chopped (200 g)
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup corn kernels (150 g)
  • 1 medium onion
  • Fresh coriander
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • The juice of a lime (80 ml)
  • Corn or sunflower oil
  • Salt

Preparation

  1. Peel and cut the mango into pieces of about 1.5 cm.
  2. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half. Do it gently, as it is a fragile product.
  3. Finely chop the onion and the red pepper.
  4. Finely chop the coriander leaves and discard the stems.
  5. Cut the avocados in half, remove the pulp and put them in a bowl. Then cut them into pieces of about 1.5 cm.
  6. On the avocado, add the onion, pepper, mango, cheese, corn, and tomato. Stir. Finally add the cilantro, lime juice, oil, and salt.
  7. Add the rice to the guacamole sauce. Again, we can choose the temperature according to taste: cold, room temperature or hot. In the latter case, heat a little in the microwave.
  8. Serve and consume immediately.