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Healthy BBQ Rice Bowl

Flavorful brown rice simmered in chicken broth mingles with BBQ sauce, avocados, and more in this Healthy BBQ Rice Bowl your whole family will love!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings


  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz can corn kernels drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 2 ripe avocados sliced
  • 2 limes quartered
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Salt


  • Rinse brown rice in fine mesh strainer and add to sauce pan along with chicken broth and pinch of salt. Cook for ~45 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  • Turn off heat and add beans, corn, and cherry tomatoes. Gently stir together.
  • Scoop into bowls for serving and top with avocado slices, lime wedge, 1 tbsp shredded cheese, cilantro, and BBQ sauce to taste.
  • Serve immediately.


The beans and corn do not need to be heated up, the heat from the rice will warm them sufficiently.