Healthy Mexican Beans and Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 146.2
  • Total Fat: 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 207.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 6.8 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 c brown or long-grain white rice - uncooked
    1/2 tsp olive oil
    1 c onions - chopped
    1 c celery - sliced
    1 clove garlic - minced
    15 ozs pinto beans, canned - drained and washed
    8 ozs no-salt-added tomato sauce
    1/2 c water
    1 tbsp ketchup
    1 tsp chili powder
    1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce


Cook rice according to package directions. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat add onions, celery, and garlic. Cook and stir until crisp-tender. Add pinto beans, tomato sauce, water, ketchup, chili powder, and hot pepper sauce. Heat thoroughly, stirring occasionally. Serve over rice.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ICEDREGULAR.

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  • I skipped the ketchup and used tomato paste with a little water instead of the sauce. By not using the ketchup it comes out about even sodium wise switching to paste. Any beans would be good with this too, I think! :) - 1/8/11

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