cups cooked basmati rice
large tomato, seeded and chopped (2/3 cup)
cup chopped sweet onion (such as Vidalia or Walla Walla)
tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro
tablespoons lemon juice
tablespoons seeded and finely chopped fresh jalapeno pepper*
tablespoons olive oil
avocado, halved, seeded, peeled, and chopped
tablespoons lime juice
Shredded romaine lettuce
- In a large bowl combine rice, tomato, onion, cilantro, lemon juice, jalapeno pepper, oil, salt, and pepper. Toss avocado with lime juice; stir into rice mixture. Cover and chill 2 to 8 hours.
- Spoon mixture on top of shredded romaine lettuce. Serve with lime wedges. Makes 6 servings.
From the Test Kitchen
Hot peppers contain oils that can burn eyes, lips, and sensitive skin. Always wear plastic gloves while preparing hot peppers and be sure to wash your hands thoroughly.
Nutrition Facts(Guacamole Salad)
- Per serving:
- 233 kcal cal.,
- 10 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 7 g monounsatured fat),
- 203 mg sodium,
- 34 g carb.,
- 3 g fiber,
- 2 g sugar,
- 4 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet