Black Beans & Rice

Black Beans & Rice

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Robert Priddy


Gotta love them black beans.


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  • 1 c
    uncooked white rice
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 small
    onion -- chopped
  • 1 medium
    green bell pepper -- thinly sliced
  • 1 medium
    red bell pepper -- thinly sliced
  • 1 clove
    garlic -- minced
  • 2 (15 oz) can(s)
    black beans -- rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • few dash(es)
    tabasco or 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano or 1 heaping tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    optional lime wedges and cilantro for garnish

How to Make Black Beans & Rice


  1. Cook rice according to package instructions. White rice usually takes 15 minutes to cook once the water is simmering, and 10 minutes to sit.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet on medium high. Sauté onions and bell peppers for 3-4 minutes, until just beginning to soften, then add garlic and sauté a minute more.
  3. Add the black beans, vinegar and Tabasco or cayenne. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in rice and oregano. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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About Black Beans & Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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