Real Simple's Cuban Black Beans and Rice Recipe

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Makes 4 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Real Simple's Cuban Black Beans and Rice

1 cup long-grain white rice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 kosher salt and black pepper
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
4 radishes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/4 cup fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Real Simple's Cuban Black Beans and Rice

  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.

  3. Add the onion, bell pepper, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, and teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 5 to 7 minutes.

  4. Stir in the cumin and cook for 1 minute.

  5. Add the beans, oregano, and 1 cup water. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.

  6. Add the vinegar. Smash some of the beans with the back of a fork to thicken. Serve over the rice. Top with the radishes and cilantro.

Categories

Beans

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 192.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
474
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
12mg
0%
Potassium
1275mg
36%
Total Carbohydrates
87.9g
29%
Dietary Fiber
13.1g
52%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
19.9g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 69%
Calcium 13% Iron 36%
* 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
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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