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Red Beans and Rice Recipe

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


Submitted by alexismaraz

Makes 4 servings



Yummy and Filling, packed with protein and fiber.

Recipe Ingredients for Red Beans and Rice

1 Onion, chopped
1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
3 medium slices bacon, chopped
6 oz long grain rice
16 fl oz canned chopped tomatoes
8 fl oz chicken stock
1 garlic clove, chopped
15 oz canned kidney beans
3 tsp chilli powder

Recipe Directions for Red Beans and Rice

  1. In a medium sauce pan, cook the onion, green pepper, bacon and garlic until veggies are cooked and bacon has rendered its fat, it should be about 5 minutes.

  2. Add the rice and stir in chilli powder for about one minute.

  3. Add tomatoes and stock, salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil.

  4. Reduce heat to low, cover the pan and simmer until the rice is nearly tender, about 15 minutes.

  5. Stir in the kidney beans and stir until the rice is tender and all the stock has benen absorbed, about 5 minutes.

  6. Fluff the rice and beans with a fork and serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 350.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
585
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
321mg
13%
Potassium
1796mg
51%
Total Carbohydrates
108.1g
36%
Dietary Fiber
19.6g
78%
Sugars
6.3g
Protein
30.5g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 67%
Calcium 12% Iron 52%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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