Dos Beans and Rice

Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

This is so simple, yet so yummy. I have included a low sodium/fat option as well.

This could also be a vegetarian dish by leaving off the sausage and hamburger.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

RICE

2 c
instant brown rice
1 3/4 c
water
15 oz
can of diced tomatoes, no salt added
1 1/2 tsp
cumin
1 tsp
granulated garlic
1/2 tsp
granulated onion
1/2 tsp
black pepper

BEANS

2
15 oz. cans of red beans, drained and rinsed

SAUSAGE OPTION

1-2 lb
smoked sausage links, sliced

HAMBURGER OPTION-LOWER SODIUM/FAT

1-2 lb
ground round
1 tsp
granulated garlic
1 tsp
granulated onion
1 tsp
cumin
1 tsp
chilli powder
1 tsp
paprika
1/2 tsp
black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
RICE: Add water and tomatoes, juice and all to pot, bring to a boil, add rice and spices. Cook per box instructions.
2
BEANS: Drain and rinse beans well. Set aside.
3
SAUSAGE OPTION:In a large skillet place sausage slices and brown. Add drained and rinsed beans and rice. Stir together well. Remove from heat. Top with salsa or shredded cheese.
4
HAMBURGER LOWER SODIUM/FAT OPTION: Scramble up and brown ground beef with seasonings. When beef is fully cooked, add drained and rinsed beans and rice. Stir to mix well. Remove from heat.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy