Santa Fe Rice Salad

Santa Fe Rice Salad


"Great black bean and rice salad!"


1 h servings 334 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 334 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 22 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.4g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 232 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and chill.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the rice, beans, tomato, cheese and green onion.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, peppers, sugar and salt. Pour over the rice mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate salad for 30 minutes. Top with avocado just before serving.
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  1. 115 Ratings


This was very good. Took it to a ball windup and received lots of compliments. I did make changes though. The things I changed are: used 1 cup basmati rice and 2 cups water with one garlic c...

Overall a nice basic recipe. When I make again I will make a few adjustments. I used a fresh jalapeno, removing the seeds, which didn't provide enough zing to the dressing. Next time will use th...

Great recipe! I've made it several times. It goes well with my daughter and I who are vegetarian and also with my non-vegetarian husband and son. Will continue to make.

I reduced the oil, used jasmine rice, and added cilantro. This was great!

made this for dinner last night and it is very good. used Balsamic vinegar & entire can of black beans. next time may add some thawed frozen corn. Also did not need sugar.

I served this at a family Labor Day party and it was great! I used diced green chilies instead of the peppers (mostly because I didn't have any peppers), and it turned out great. My family lov...

This recipe was superb! I just made a few changes. I used basmati rice for extra flavor, white wine vinegar, and added about 1 tsp or so of unsalted taco seasoning mix. Also, as other reviewers ...

I served this yummy salad at a family barbeque and it got great reviews (and requests for the recipe). Very easy to prepare.

Very tasty! I would add another tablespoon of jalepenos to give it more of a kick. My husband expressed doubts when I showed him this recipe, but he had 4 helpings!