Coconut LIme and Black Bean Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 485.4
  • Total Fat: 13.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.1 mg
  • Sodium: 1,272.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 84.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 18.7 g
  • Protein: 16.4 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 cup sweetened coconut
    1.25 cups basmati rice uncooked
    1.25 cups chicken broth
    2 15 ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
    1 poblano chile
    2 tsp chili powder
    1 tsp cumin
    1 lime
    1/4 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp pepper
    1 small onion
    3 tbs butter divided
    jalapenos and mango for topping


Preheat oven to 350
Spread in even layer 1 cup coconut on cookie sheet and toast coconut, approx 10 minutes, remove and cool
In saucepan add 1 cup water, chicken broth and 2 tbs butter in 2 q pan, bring to boil, add salt, pepper then add rice and cook 20 mins or until done
In saucepan melt remaining 1 tbsp butter, add diced onion and poblano, over med high heat cook for 5 minutes, add beans and spices and 3/4 cup water, cooking for approximately 15 minutes
zest lime, then juice in separate bowl
when rice is done, add lime zest, lime juice and coconut, stir to mix, add cilantro to taste (recipe calls for 1/2 cup but I love cilantro so I generally add the entire bunch), once rice is mixed put bean mixture on top and serve, I added jalapenos and diced mago before serving

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LORIPIERSON1.

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