Jamaican Red Beans & Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 115.2
  • Total Fat: 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 393.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 4.7 g

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Delicious, Creamy, High Fiber, Low Calorie (adapted from Delicious, Creamy, High Fiber, Low Calorie (adapted from
Number of Servings: 8


    2 cups (1.5 16-oz cans) of red beans
    2 stalks celery, chopped (optional)
    .25 cups carrot, chopped (optional)
    1 large onion, chopped
    1/2 cup green pepper, chopped (optional)
    1 tsp olive oil
    1/4 tsp thyme
    3/4 cup vanilla soy milk
    1.5 cups cooked brown rice
    1/4 tsp garlic
    salt & pepper


Heat oil in skillet. Add onion, (bell pepper, carrot) & saute over med-low heat until translucent. Add garlic (& celery) & continue to saute until onion is golden.

Add rice, beans, soy milk, and thyme. Bring to simmer, ten cover and cook over low heat until most of milk is absorbed, about 15 minutes. The mixture should be moist, but not liquidy. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Makes 8 1/2-cup servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BUTTERFLY002.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    My family really enjoyed this meal. I used light coconut milk instead of soy milk and I think that made it even tastier. We added some creole spice, because it's a tiny bit bland, and that made it perfect. - 1/28/09

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    sounds delightful! - 1/28/09

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    Very Good
    Everybody in my family liked this a lot. It was good with all the optional veggies in it. - 11/18/07