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Tasty Turmeric Rice Bowl

This rich and gently-seasoned brown rice bowl can be topped with just about any kind of bean, veggie, or tender cooked meat.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten-free, low fat, rice bowls, turmeric, vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 1/2 cup rice, 1/4 cup beans, 1/2 pear
Calories 546kcal


  • 1 cup long-grain brown rice
  • 2 cup good chicken or veggie broth (can use water + bouillon)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric, ground


  • 15 ounce black beans, canned
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 4 tablespoon sour cream
  • 2 tablespoon cilantro

Serve With

  • 2 medium pear


  • Add rice, broth, turmeric, and butter to a large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook until all the water has absorbed. Remove from heat and allow to rest for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  • While rice is cooking, drain and rinse beans. Slice avocado. Prep any other toppings you like.
  • Add rice to bowls and add toppings. Serve with sliced pears.


Calories: 546kcal | Carbohydrates: 97g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 1577mg | Fiber: 23g | Sugar: 14g