Beans and Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 324.4
  • Total Fat: 4.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 658.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 59.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.9 g
  • Protein: 12.6 g

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easy, low calorie, and delicious easy, low calorie, and delicious
Number of Servings: 3


    2 tsp olive oil
    1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
    1 medium celery stalk, chopped
    1 medium carrot, shopped
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    1 14-ounce box boil-in-bag rice, uncooked
    1 14-ounce can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    Freshly ground black pepper to taste
    1 tbsp taco or fajita seasoning


1. Heat the olive oil in a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat.

2. Add the onion, celery, carrot, garlic, taco seasoning and salt and sauté, stirring, for about 5 minutes.

3 .Pour the rice from the bag into the pan, then stir in the beans and 1 1/4 cups water. Bring to a boil.

4. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the liquid is absorbed, 10 to 15 minutes.

5. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.

6. Season with the black pepper, stir gently, and serve.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLM624.

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