How To Make Black Beans & Rice
Black beans and rice flavored with a squeeze of lime juice, garlic, and spices for a filling and hearty rice recipe cooked to perfection that you will love.
- 2tbspolive oil
- 1onion,finely chopped
- 5garlic cloves,minced
- 1½tspground cumin
- 2cupuncooked white rice,long grain or jasmine rice
- 4cupschicken broth,or stock
- 28ozblack beans,drained and rinsed
- 4tbsplime juice,adjust to your tastes
- 4tbspcoriander,or parsley, finely chopped, for garnish
Heat oil in a stockpot or saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sauté until the onion is transparent.
Add the garlic and sauté for a further minute. Add the cumin and rice, mix the flavors through, and sauté for a further minute.
Pour in the broth and beans, bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender.
Remove from heat and drizzle with a small amount of olive oil, lime juice, and cilantro.
Taste test; season with a little salt and pepper, only if needed and as desired.
- Calories: 606.78kcal
- Fat: 7.07g
- Saturated Fat: 1.33g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 3.77g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.36g
- Carbohydrates: 109.07g
- Fiber: 16.80g
- Sugar: 4.82g
- Protein: 28.38g
- Cholesterol: 3.60mg
- Sodium: 179.75mg
- Calcium: 159.52mg
- Potassium: 1717.50mg
- Iron: 6.38mg
- Vitamin A: 1.61µg
- Vitamin C: 4.85mg
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