SOUTH-OF-THE-BORDER RICE & BEANS

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Here's a simple stove-top recipe that is both healthy and satisfying--lots of protein and low in fat and calories. What's not to like?
Recipe & photo: heinzketchup.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 c
chopped onion
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 Tbsp
finely chopped fresh oregano
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 c
uncooked rice
2 1/2 c
tomato juice
1 can(s)
black beans, rinsed and drained
1 c
corn kernels
1/2 c
heinz tomato ketchup
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp
lime juice

Step-By-Step

1Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, chili powder, oregano, salt and pepper. Cook for 4 minutes.
2Stir in the rice and tomato juice and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cover tightly. Simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is cooked.
3Fluff rice with fork and increase heat to medium.
4Stir in the beans, corn, and ketchup. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Stir in fresh parsley and lime juice.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy