Mardi Gras Red Beans and Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 167.9
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 26.6 mg
  • Sodium: 304.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.7 g
  • Protein: 9.8 g

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    1/2 cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
    1 cup water
    1 cup Fiber OneĀ® cereal
    1cans (15 to 16 oz each) red or kidney beans, drained, rinsed
    1cans (15 to 16 oz each) black beans, drained, rinsed
    1 small onion, finely chopped
    1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
    1 egg or 2 egg whites, beaten
    1 tablespoon chili powder
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
    Salad greens, if desired
    1/2 cup salsa


Cook rice in water as directed on package. Meanwhile, place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
2. In large bowl, place beans; mash with potato masher or fork. Stir in onion, bell pepper, cooked rice, egg, 2 tablespoons of the cereal, the chili powder, cumin and red pepper. Shape into 8 patties; coat patties completely with remaining cereal.
3. Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Cook 4 patties in skillet over medium heat about 10 minutes, turning once, until brown. Remove patties from skillet. Cover and keep warm while cooking remaining patties.
4. Serve patties on salad greens; top with salsa.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LS6060.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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