Black Bean and Rice Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Black Bean and Rice Salad recipe? Learn how to make Black Bean and Rice Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by veronnie10

Makes 6 servings



To make it even more of a main dish, toss in some shredded cooked chicken, thinly sliced and cut-up grilled steak, or barbecued pork or shrimp. Add a few bits of fresh basil or baby spinach just before packing. Prep: 10 minutes; Cooking: 30 minutes

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean and Rice Salad

1 cup long grain brown rice
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 Cubanelle pepper, trimmed and cut in 1/3-inch dice
1 medium red onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, smashed, peeled and minced
10 ounces frozen corn, thawed
1 teaspoon kosher salt
15 ounce black beans, rinsed well and drained
1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
1 Freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Black Bean and Rice Salad

  1. Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add the rice and cook, stirring occasionally, just until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain and rinse well with cold water until cool. Transfer to a large bowl.

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in the same saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add the chile, onion and garlic and stir until slightly softened, about 3 minutes. Add the corn and salt and cook, stirring, just until heated through, about 1 minute. Transfer the vegetables to the bowl with the rice and toss to mix.

  3. Add the beans, the remaining 2 tablespoons oil and the vinegar and toss well. Season with plenty of pepper and toss again.

Categories

Salads, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 202.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
493
Calories from Fat
103
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.4g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
402mg
17%
Potassium
1340mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates
80.7g
27%
Dietary Fiber
13.8g
55%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
19.6g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 11% Iron 25%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
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