Jane Brody's Company Beans and Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 340.1
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.3 mg
  • Sodium: 825.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.2 g
  • Protein: 20.7 g

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One of my favorite vegetarian dishes! Found in Jane Brody's Good Food Cookbook.
Save on cooking time by using quick cooking rice.
One of my favorite vegetarian dishes! Found in Jane Brody's Good Food Cookbook.
Save on cooking time by using quick cooking rice.

Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup brown rice
    2 cups water
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
    2 cloves garlic, crushed
    2 medium tomatoes, finely diced (16 oz can can be substituted)
    1 medium zucchini, coarsely chopped
    1/2 tsp oregano
    1 16 oz can of kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    salt and pepper to taste
    1 cup shredded cheese (I used reduced fat cheddar)


1. Cook rice according to package directions
2. Heat oil in a large skillet, add chopped onion and crushed garlic. Saute until soft
3. Add tomatoes, zucchini and oregano. Cover the skillet and simmer for 5 minutes or until vegies are tender-crisp.
4. Add beans, and simmer mixture, stirring ocasionall, until it's heated through. Season with Salt and pepper if desired.
5. To serve, spoon veggie-bean mixture over hot rice and sprinkle cheese on top.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KMADDEN445.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have been making this for years also, great with fresh tomatoes in summer. Husband is not a fan of zucchini so I usually substitute another vegetable such as green beans or red bell peppers. - 9/23/10

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  • I bought Jane Brody's Good Food Book shortly after it was released and have been making this ever since. When my children were young, it was among their very favorites. Now married, they make it for their families. My husband and I love it as much as ever, it remains one of our favorites! - 8/4/17

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  • I love this recipe and have been making it for years. I substitute a can of diced tomatoes for the fresh. Served with brown rice...it's clean eating at its best (with white rice, you can whip this up in the time it takes to cook the rice). - 5/6/10

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