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black beans and rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

Recipe from brother in law who is from Puerto Rico he just loves this stuff.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -5 servings
prep time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For black beans and rice

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3/4 c
    green bell pepper,coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano leaves
  • 30 oz
    black beans, undrained
  • 1/2 tsp
    accent flavor enhancer
  • 2 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 3 c
    cooked white rice
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped jalapeños, optional

How To Make black beans and rice

  • 1
    In a large skillet over medium heat, in the hot olive oil, cook pepper, onion and garlic 10 minutes or until onion is tender, do not brown. Stir in cumin and oregano; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in beans with liquid and flavor enhancer. Simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until mixture is desired consistency. Stir in vinegar. Mix the rice with the jalapeño peppers, if using. Spoon rice onto serving platter; top with bean mixture.