Calypso Rice and Beans

Calypso Rice and Beans
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 83.2
  • Total Fat: 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 2.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g

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Number of Servings: 16


    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 1/4 cups chopped onion
    1 cup chopped celery
    1 1/2 tablespoons minced seeded jalapeño pepper
    3/4 teaspoon salt
    4 garlic cloves, chopped
    2 bay leaves
    1 1/2 cups uncooked basmati rice
    3 1/2 cups water

    Remaining ingredients:
    1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
    1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
    3/4 teaspoon black pepper
    1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    2 cups black beans
    2 cups diced pineapple
    1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro


To prepare rice, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion, celery, jalapeño, salt, garlic, and bay leaves; sauté 4 minutes. Add rice; cook 1 minute. Add 3 1/2 cups water; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Add beans. Discard bay leaves. Serves about 16 servings at 2/3 cup each.

Stir in the bell peppers, black pepper, cumin, and coriander, and cook 6 minutes. Stir in pineapple and cilantro; cook 2 minutes.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CMSTOY.

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