Black Beans and Yellow Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 346.5
  • Total Fat: 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.9 mg
  • Sodium: 436.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 63.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.8 g
  • Protein: 14.8 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 1/2 tsp olive oil
    1 cup chopped green bell peper
    1 cup chopped onioin (1 medium onion)
    3 garlic gloves, minced
    2 (15 oz) cans black beans rinsed and drained
    1 1/2 cups bottled chuncky salsa
    1/2 cup water
    1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
    1/2 tsp ground cumin
    2 (3.5 oz) bags boil-in-bag long grain brown rice
    1/2 tsp ground turmeric
    1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream


1 Heat oil in a large saucepan over med-high heat until hot. Add bell pepper, onion and garlic; satue 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in beans and next 4 ingredients; bring to a boil . Cover , reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.

2 While black bean mixture cooks, cook rice according to package directions , add turmeric to the water and omitting salt and fat. Drain rice.

3 Spoon rice evenly onto serving plates, and top with black bean mixture. Serve with sour cream, and if desired, garnigh with cilantro. Makes 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup rice, 1 1/;4 cup black beans and 1 tablespoon sourcream).

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NIKI778.