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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 222.6
  • Total Fat: 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 850.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 9.2 g

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Davie's Black Beans & Whole Grain Brown Rice

Submitted by: IAMTHIN72


Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 - 15 oz. can of Bush's Best Black Beans
    1 - 14 oz. can of Hunt's diced tomatoes
    (for less sodium use no salt added instead)
    1 - Package of Uncle Ben's Ready Whole Grain Brown Rice(90 Sec. Mirowavable Pouch)
    1 - Small Red Onion (diced)
    4-5 Garlic Gloves (sliced like almonds)
    1/2 tsp of Curry Powder

Directions

Use Pam or a little bit of Olive Oil in a sauce pan over low heat and add Red Onion, Garlic Gloves & Curry Powder. Cook on Low for a minute or two onions still need there crunch. Add rest of ingredients. Continue to cook on low for about 30 mins. Stirring every 5 mins. Keep lid on in between. Enjoy.

Makes about 4-5 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IAMTHIN72.






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  • Incredible!
    41 of 41 people found this review helpful
    This is even cheaper and perhaps better if you use dried beans instead of canned. For a fifteen ounce can of beans I would use a half cup of dried beans. I soak them in very hot water for 10-15 min instead of presoaking everynight. Replace water. Boil until tender. Can do this the night before. - 11/11/08

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  • Very Good
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I just cooked this up. Very filling and pretty good. I ended up adding quite a bit of salt though. Next time I'll add some more herbs and maybe some chicken. Very useful base recipe though! Thanks!

    ETA: This stuck with me for a remarkably long time, enhancing my love for it. - 12/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Excellent!! I used cumin, chili powder and paprika (1/2 tsp. each) and tabasco instead of curry. I also sprinkled shredded 2% cheddar on top and added turkey sausage. This recipe will be a staple for me! - 1/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I love this and have made it quite a few times now. Recently we started using this to add to chicken burritos instead of regular beans or rice and it's fantastic. - 2/26/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I found the recipe as written to be light on the curry, so I added more. Will be making again for sure! - 9/9/10

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is a good base recipe. I used dried black beans w/overnite soak. I cook them in low sodium chicken broth w/sauteed carrots, celery, onions, green and red bell pepper. I used oegano my favorite seasoning.










































    - 12/22/09

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I added a few more spices to kick it up some. My husband suggested mixing in some taco meat and rolling these up in whole wheat tortillas for a great filling meal. - 7/9/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I'd replace the Uncle Ben's rice with good generic brown rice in a bag - you'll lose quite a bit of the sodium. And if you really want to do a little extra work, going without a can for the black beans would do the same. - 7/24/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used cumin instead of the curry powder. I also added a tbsp of apple cider vinegar. It was delicious! - 5/22/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a great base recipe. You you might want to check the ingredients on the canned goods. I've stopped buying stuff that has High Fructose Corn Syrup in it. Why do they put that in canned tomatoes anyway???? There are ones out there without it but you have to watch. - 5/18/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love, love, love!!! Enjoyed this very much!! I added thyme and chili peppers and it just gave it this 'oomph'!! - 11/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is my new fav! I add just a bit of hot sauce for some added spice. - 8/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This dish is absolutely amazing! I ate a cup of it with a salad for dinner and it was extremely filling. I used Del Monte Petite Cut Diced Tomatoes with Zesty Jalapenos to sub the regular tomatoes, chili powder and cumin and dry celantro instead of curry powder. Let sit 15 min before eating. YUMMY! - 10/21/07

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  • This was very good for a busy day dinner. I made it with vegan sausage for me and kielbasa for DH on the side and a side salad. I made it as is in the recipe. I may tweak the spices in the future and maybe not. - 6/9/13

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  • i love this recipe its tasty and it is filling! i will be making this again soon - 12/5/12

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  • I really enjoyed this! Quick to throw together, tasty and filling. I did add cumin, chili powder and red pepper to spice it up a bit. Looking forward to the leftovers - I'll bet it's even better the second day after flavors blend more. - 11/1/12

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  • read the comments first - 3/28/12

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  • I just posted on the message board about the makeover. the nutrition info on this recipe seems more accurate than Chef Meg's makeover. Helps the diabetic to accurately track carbs. - 2/6/12

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  • Use Kumer's low sodium black beans to cut that great bg sodium number way down. I can't eat onions or garlic, so I ed onion poder and garlic powder. Still yummy - 12/15/11

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  • Next to no preparation if you use canned black beans, and a simple, no fuss one pot hearty meal. Definitely going to be a regular meal, and its basic enough to allow me to play with variations on the seasonings, just to see what else goes with the base ingredients. Absolutely loved it. Thank you. - 10/7/11

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  • We used fresh ingredients vs. the canned because we happened to have them on hand, and it was delicious!! One of our family favorites, now. - 8/23/11

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  • I just made this dish and loved it! I rinsed the black beans under running water to remove the sodium. Using fresh roma tomatoes cuts the sodium content also. I used left over brown rice that I had cooked yesterday and after reading the reviews I used the cumin, paprika, and chili powder to season. - 8/15/11

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  • I'm not big on curry so I just left it out. This was very easy to make and still very good. - 7/25/11

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  • Made this for my family. They loved it!! Served it with a Taco Dinner. Yummy! - 6/25/11

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  • I have made this twice, once with unsalted, diced tomatoes, and once with the regular, diced tomatoes. I can definitely tell a difference in the taste between one and the other. Both are very good. I'm not restricting sodium, so I go for the regular variety. Very good recipe! - 6/22/11

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  • This was such a quick and easy recipe - it actually bested another rice & beans recipe that we also love! I used Uncle Ben's Wild & Brown rice blend (don't worry about the seasoning), Penzey's Salad Elegant spice blend (instead of paprika alone) and tossed in about 1/4 cup of slices olives w/ juice - 3/24/11

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  • I add a pack of sazon seasoning to beans. I love black beans - 2/1/11

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  • This was very different, but a great sidedish! I know I will use it again-it sounds like a excellent filler for a tortilla! - 1/1/11

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  • Great dish and so easy to make! Added a bit of lean ground turkey as well as cayenne for a kick! - 12/1/10

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  • I also used the Del Monte tomatoes w/Zesty Jalapenos to substitute for the whole tomatoes - very filling and tasty! - 10/24/10

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  • I love recipes that have lots of shortcuts like the cooked beans and rice.Very quick to make. - 9/6/10

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  • This basic recipe is simple but delicious! - 9/1/10

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  • easy and yummy - 8/2/10

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  • I will make this again! - 7/15/10

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  • Mmmm.....I'm definetly going to give this a try, there are so many things you can do with this simple tasty dish. Hope you don;t mind i'm going to add this to my wee cookbook, thanks for sharing :O) - 6/12/10

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  • So fast, so tasty, so versatile! Thanks. - 5/17/10

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  • I really liked this. I added some chicken and made it a one-pot dinner. - 4/26/10

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  • this is awesome! - 4/19/10

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  • I made this tonight. It was great! I used dried black bean and brown rice I added 1/2 tsp of chili powder,1/2 tsp of cumin and 1/2 tsp of paprika I used a 14 oz can of diced tomatoes and a small can of rotels med. cooked it down and rolled it up into 4 corn torts. I added enchilada sauce . - 4/12/10

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  • Hubby and I Love this recipe! Thank you so much for posting it! - 3/29/10

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  • great...love it with cumin instead of curry and a little fresh jalapeno. Yum! - 1/29/10

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  • This was AWESOME!! I have made in 2x in the last week! It is really easy too! I used regular brown rice instead of the bagged stuff and it was still easy! - 1/24/10

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  • added diced turkey sausage 2 cups and 2 cups diced green peppers the second time I made it.Makes a great main dish. - 1/23/10

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  • This was delicious! I added some southwest chicken strips to it and it was very filling. I will definitely be making this again!! - 1/18/10

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  • This is delicious! I will definiatly make this often for my new "clean" eating! It's also fast and easy (my way of cooking!) - 1/16/10

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  • my son has a burrito business and enjoyed this recipe. - 12/19/09

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  • Loved this! Looking forward to making again with variations in seasoning. Great base recipe, very versitile! - 12/11/09

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  • Black beans and brown rice is an absolute favorite of mine. There are so many ways to vary the flavor of the dish by adding, substituting, or adjusting the amounts of ingredients and seasonings. - 11/24/09

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  • Great recipe. Very versatile. I used to no sodium tomatoes and added cumin and cayenne pepperfor a quick. With a little lean ground turkey you have a meal that stays with you for hours. - 11/5/09

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  • Can't wait to taste this one. - 7/14/09

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  • We love black beans & we love brown rice . . . . sooo delicious & even tastes better the next day. Was easy to make too. - 4/24/09

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  • Very good! - 4/18/09

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  • THIS WAS ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS!!!!!!! MY FIANCE IS HOOKED ON IT AND HE DOESN'T EVEN REALIZE HOW HEALTHY IT IS! SO TASTY, SO HEALTHY AND SO EASY TO MAKE!!! THANK U SO MUCH FOR SHARING!!!!!!!!! - 4/17/09

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  • so easy and delicious! thanks - 8/5/08

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  • I used Del Monte Diced tomatoes that had jalepenos added to it. Even my 2 and 6 year old ate it and loved it! - 7/7/08

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  • Easy to make. I served with plain yogurt and lemon rather than sour cream. - 4/15/08

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  • Awesome!! This dish is SO good!! The only change I made was to use New Orleans Red Beans instead of Black Beans, and add a dash of Tabasco. YUM!! - 3/30/08

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  • Good I added a couple of dashes hot sauce. - 3/25/08

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  • I added some ground turkey. - 3/14/08

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  • very good. I added some shredded lettuce on top with some cheese. - 3/9/08

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  • this is so yummy! i didn't have black beans so used a can of black eyed peas instead. i also added shrimp. it was so good! - 3/4/08

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  • I added some chile paste and some shrimp - used regular rice instead of microwavable, and served with dollop of sour cream on top - fan-freakin-tastic! - 2/19/08

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  • very good...makes excellent lunch leftovers! - 2/18/08

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  • Wow! Talk about quick, easy and absolutely mouth-watering! My whole family loved it. I made it four days ago and am already making it again! I added some cayenne pepper for a little bite and did need to add a bit of water, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. - 11/16/07

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  • I had this with some firm tofu sauteed in olive oil, very good! I did have to add about a cup of water, though. - 10/22/07

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  • This is deeee-lish! - 8/29/07

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