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Caribbean Black Beans Over Rice

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Caribbean Black Beans Over Rice Recipe
Nutrition Facts*
Serving Size
14 Recipe
Servings Per Recipe
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories
511
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
398mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
98g
33%
Dietary Fiber
15g
60%
Sugars
8g
Protein
21g
Calcium
19mg
2%

Number of servings: 4

Calories per serving: 511

Preparation time: 25 min

Total time: 45 min

Ingredients

2 (15-oz) cans low-sodium black beans

12 (6-oz) can tomato paste, no salt added

Nonstick cooking spray

2 tsp olive oil

12 cup chopped onion

2 minced garlic cloves

14 cup diced red bell pepper

14 cup diced green bell pepper

1 tsp onion powder

12 tsp red pepper flakes

12 tsp cumin

14 tsp salt

2 tsp white vinegar

1 14 cups brown rice, cooked according to directions without salt or fat

4 sliced green onions

2 chopped tomatoes

Directions

1. Combine 1 can of beans (undrained) and tomato paste in a blender and blend for 5 to 10 seconds. Set aside.

2. Spray a large saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Place saucepan over medium-high heat and add olive oil. When hot, add onion, garlic, and peppers, and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.

3. Add second can of beans (drained) and blended bean mixture to the saucepan.

4. Add onion powder, pepper flakes, cumin, salt, and vinegar. Stir well and cover. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 5 minutes.

5. Serve bean mixture over rice and top with green onions and tomatoes.

Makes 4 servings.

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