Enjoy an easy, high-fiber, low-fat meatless meal with the time-honored combination of rice and beans.How many servings?
From kitchen to table in 20 minutes.
longrain brown rice, uncooked
red bell pepper
canned diced tomatoes, no salt
canned black beans
- Soak rice in warm water for 15 minutes. Drain off the water, rinse the rice in hot water and drain again. Set aside.
- Pour olive oil into a pan. Dice onion and bell pepper and place in pan. Turn heat on to medium, add rice and sprinkle in chili powder and cumin. Cook while stirring often for 5 minutes.
- Add tomatoes and water to the rice, turn heat up to medium-high and stir until bubbly. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and cook until all the liquid is absorbed, about 30 to 40 minutes
- Drain and rinse beans, stir into rice, sprinkle with dried cilantro and pepper. Turn heat up to medium and serve when beans are warm.