Mexican Black Beans and Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 117.1
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.2 mg
  • Sodium: 283.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 5.0 g

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Introduction

This is excellent served with a boneless, skinless chicken breast that's been rubbed with chili powder, cumin and cayenne pepper, then baked! This is excellent served with a boneless, skinless chicken breast that's been rubbed with chili powder, cumin and cayenne pepper, then baked!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 medium onion, coarsely diced
    1/2 large red pepper, coarsely diced
    2 teaspoons of olive oil
    1 can of diced tomatoes (can use the flavored ones with green peppers and onions if you wish). Do not drain
    1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
    1 cup of frozen corn kernels
    1 cup of brown rice
    2 cups of chicken broth
    cumin
    chili powder
    cayenne pepper
    **seasoning is to taste

Directions

Heat a medium sized sauce pan, and add olive oil. Saute onions and peppers until tender-crisp. Add rinsed beans, canned tomatoes, brown rice, chicken broth, corn and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Cover and turn to low and cook until the rice is cooked and the liquid is absorbed, approximately 20 minutes.

Number of Servings: 8

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