Black Beans & Yellow Rice (Quick Version)

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A quick and easy version of black beans and yellow rice.


★★★★★ 4 votes

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1
    5-ounce pkg. saffron rice mix
  • 1
    15-oz. can black beans
  • 3 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro, chopped and divided
  • ·
    garnish with sour cream, diced green or white onion

How to Make Black Beans & Yellow Rice (Quick Version)


  1. Cook rice according to pkg. directions; keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile drain beans, reserving 2 tbsp. liquid. Combine beans, reserved liquid, lime juice, chili powder, cumin in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated; stir in 1 tbsp. cilantro.
  3. Serve beans over rice; and sprinkle with remaining 1 tbsp. cilantro. Garnish with sour cream or sliced green onions, if desired.

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About Black Beans & Yellow Rice (Quick Version)

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Latin American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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