Rice and Beans Recipe

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


Submitted by selise

Makes 12 servings



Spanish Style Rice and Beans with brown rice and black beans

Recipe Ingredients for Rice and Beans

2 cups brown rice
2 1/2 cups black beans
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 large onion, diced
1/2 large red pepper, diced
1/2 large green pepper, diced
5 cloves garlic, diced
1/2 jalapeno pepper, diced
1/3 cup parsley or cilantro

Recipe Directions for Rice and Beans

  1. In separate sauce pans start preparing beans and rice. Remove beans when they are about 3/4 done.(Rice can be added before or after boiling point. 1 packet of Sazon or Spanish seasoning can be added to rice)

  2. Sautee red and green peppers, onions, and garlic in olive oil. Add beans when when onions have softened and let sautee on low heat for a few minutes so the flavors can meld. When water has boiled down to level of rice, add ingredients from sautee pan. Add jalapeno peppers. Lower heat on rice, cover and let simmer until done. About 25 minutes.

Categories

Rice, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 107.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.0g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
193mg
8%
Potassium
111mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
32.2g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
5.2g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin C
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