Chicken & Avocado BLT Rice Bowl with Pesto Ranch Dressing

By Nicole Cook
It’s like a BLT in a bowl – this easy-to-make rice bowl is filled with bacon, grilled chicken and avocado and tossed with a zesty pesto ranch dressing.
  • Course: Lunch


  • Avocado
  • bacon
  • buttermilk
  • Chopped onion
  • finely chopped fresh chives
  • Fresh spinach
  • garlic
  • grape tomatoes
  • grilled chicken
  • lemon juice
  • Mayonnaise
  • pepper
  • Pesto Ranch Dressing
  • prepared basil pesto
  • Salt
  • sour cream
  • White rice


  1. To make the ranch dressing, place all ingredients for the dressing in a blender and process thoroughly.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the rice and the Pesto Ranch Dressing. Toss well to combine.
  3. Mix in the wilted spinach, onion and tomatoes.
  4. When ready to serve, spoon the rice mixture into a bowl.
  5. Top with bacon, grilled chicken and avocado.