Cooking at Home - Rice Bowl Breakfast with Fruit and Nuts

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Published Wednesday, April 21, 2021


PICT RECIPE Rice Bowl Breakfast with Fruit and Nuts - USDA
Rice Bowl Breakfast with Fruit and Nuts - USDA

Makes: 2 Servings

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

The sweet and savory combination of ingredients in this rice bowl makes it a great start to your day. Rice, fruit, and nuts come together to create a nutritious, filling breakfast.


  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup nonfat (skim) milk (or 1% milk)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped fruit (try a mixture - apples, bananas, raisins, berries, peaches)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped nuts (try walnuts or almonds)


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Combine cooked rice, milk and cinnamon in a microwave-safe bowl.  Microwave on HIGH for 45 seconds. Stir and heat for another 45 to 60 seconds, or until rice mixture is heated through.
  3. Divide rice mixture between two bowls. Top with fruit and nuts. Serve warm.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Use any combination of fresh, canned, frozen and dried fruit in this recipe.
  • You can use any leftover cooked grain in this recipe. Try white or wild rice, quinoa, barley or oatmeal.
  • Skim milk, apples, and walnuts were used for nutrition analysis.

Source: Rice Bowl Breakfast with Fruit and Nuts from Food Hero, Oregon State University, Cooperative Extension Service.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup



Total Calories


Total Fat

5 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


1 mg


31 mg


35 g

Dietary Fiber

4 g

Total Sugars

10 g

Added Sugars included

0 g


6 g

Vitamin D

1 mcg


101 mg


1 mg


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