Black Beans and Rice

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. Prep
10 min.
20 min.
Ready In
30 min.
8 servings
Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
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5tablespoons olive oilVideo
1medium onion chopped
1medium green bell pepper diced
2cloves cloves chopped*
2 1/2cups black beans cooked
2cups rice
4 1/2cups water
2teaspoons salt
1each bay leaf *
2tablespoons olive oilVideo
1/4teaspoon cumin *
1x black pepper to taste*
* not incl. in nutrient facts


In a large pot, heat oil till fragrant.

Add onion, bell pepper and garlic and cook till tender, about 8 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients and cook over medium-high heat until all the water has been absorbed.

It should take 15 minutes or less.

Stir with a fork, cover and cook over low heat until the rice is tender.

Discard bay leaf and serve hot.

First published: last updated: 2012-09-22


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 275g (9.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 34831% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 599mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 17%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Sugars g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 4% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?