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Beans 'N' Rice Cha Cha Cha

 

28

Yield

6

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

45

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 large garlic cloves
minced
*
1 cup onions
sliced
1 cup celery
peeled, sliced
1 cup carrots
sliced
1 teaspoon chili powder
¼ cup green chili peppers
canned, diced
2 cups mushrooms
sliced
2 cups black beans
cooked basic (see following recipe)
½ cup bean stock
reserve
*
2 tablespoons cilantro
chopped
*
1 x salt and black pepper
to taste
*
3 cups brown rice
cooked
Basic beans
1 pound beans, dried
(black, navy, pinto, haricot, etc)
¼ each onions
roughly sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons salt
or to taste

Directions

  1. In large deep saucepan heat olive oil, and sauté garlic, onion, celery, carrots and chili powder, until onion is translucent.

  2. Add chiles and mushrooms and sauté 5 minues more.

  3. Stir in beans, bean stock and cilantro. Season to taste.

  4. Cover and simmer over low heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Serve over rice.

DIRECTIONS FOR BASIC BEANS: 1. Prepare beans for cooking as described in How Cook Beans.

  1. Cook covered, with onion and lemon juice, until tender. Do not stir during cooking.

  2. Add salt to taste 4. Set aside until next day. They should be somewhat soupy.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 325g (11.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 74211% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 853mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 46%
Dietary Fiber 21g 86%
Sugars g
Protein 60g
Vitamin A 72% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 15% Iron 38%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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