Caribbean Black Beans and Rice

Caribbean Black Beans and Rice

Published January 29, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 6
Total Time: 20 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 10 min

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By rinsing and draining the black beans before cooking, you remove a large amount of sodium. For an extra pop of flavour, sprinkle a little vinegar and a few raw white onions on top of the finished beans.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: Approximately 2/3 cup
Calories per serving: 291
Total Fat 2.5g 4%
Sodium 468mg 20%

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1-teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 (14-oz.) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon dried oregano
  • 6 cups cooked long grain white rice

Step by Step:

  1. Spray a large, deep frying pan with vegetable cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.
  2. Add peppers and sauté 2 minutes; add garlic and cook 30 seconds.
  3. Stir in beans and next three ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat.
  4. Cover and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Serve with rice.
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