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Red Beans and Brown Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Red Beans and Brown Rice recipe? Learn how to make Red Beans and Brown Rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by wesmckean

Makes 2 servings



Basic rice and beans recipe. This one is Indian oriented and should have used chick peas.

Recipe Ingredients for Red Beans and Brown Rice

1 cup dry brown rice
16 oz g) drained and rinsed beans, or 2 cups cooked
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp curry powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
14 1/2 oz g) diced tomatoes with green chilies
1 tbsp minced ginger
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Red Beans and Brown Rice

  1. Cook the brown rice in a rice steamer or follow the directions here. Heat up the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat and fry the onion for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and fry for an additional 5 minutes. Stir in the beans and heat through. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with rice.

  2. Stir the curry powder and cinnamon into the chickpea and onion mixture. Fry for a minute, than add the ginger and tomatoes and their juices. Cook on medium-high heat for 5 minutes, until the tomatoes no longer taste raw. Stir the cilantro into the rice. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 599.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
729
Calories from Fat
107
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.9g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1024mg
43%
Potassium
894mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
130.9g
44%
Dietary Fiber
22.2g
89%
Sugars
11.5g
Protein
24.9g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 29% 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
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