Simple Beans and Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Simple beans and rice recipe? Learn how to make Simple beans and rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by luvtraveling

Makes 4 servings



Spicy beans and rice -- kind of a spanish rice

Recipe Ingredients for Simple beans and rice

1/2 c dried red beans
1/2 c dried black beans
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp minced garlic
4 oz chopped onion
4 oz chopped celery
4 oz chopped green pepper
1/2 t cumin
1/2 t cayenne pepper
1/2 t oregano
1 c brown rice
14 oz can of diced tomatoes no salt added
4 oz fat free cheddar cheese

Recipe Directions for Simple beans and rice

  1. Soak and cook beans as directed on packaging.

  2. In a large saucepan, saute garlic and spices. Add onion, celery, and green pepper. Add rice and saute for a couple more minutes.

  3. Add a scant cup water or broth, along with cooked beans. Stir and bring to boil. Cover and reduce heat to low simmer. Simmer for 20-30 minutes until water has been absorbed.

  4. Add canned tomatoes. Stir in, and bring up to temperature. Cook until liquid is absorbed and rice is done. If needed, add boiling water and continue to cook until rice is soft.

  5. Stir in cheese and serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 309.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
435
Calories from Fat
29
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.2g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
326mg
14%
Potassium
979mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
76.3g
25%
Dietary Fiber
11.1g
44%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
24.7g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 72%
Calcium 36% Iron 26%
* 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
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
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