Black Beans with Brown Rice Recipe

black-beans-with-brown-rice

TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min.
Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet yellow pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2-1/2 cups hot cooked brown rice

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 327 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 614 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate (6 g sugars, 11 g fiber), 12 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute peppers and onion in oil until tender. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, vinegar, garlic salt, pepper and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Serve with rice.    Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Black Beans with Brown Rice in Healthy Cooking December/January 2011, p 53
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