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Mexican Beans and Rice

Rated as 4.11 out of 5 Stars

"Sautéed onion, green pepper and white rice are simmered in a deliciously flavored broth. Stir in some black beans and you've got a spectacular side dish that's sure to please!"
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Ingredients

40 m servings 274 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings (5 cups)

Directions

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  1. Heat the oil in a 6-quart saucepot over medium-high heat. Add the rice, onion and pepper and cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in the broth and tomato paste and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until the rice is tender. Stir in the beans and cilantro, if desired, and cook until the mixture is hot.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 274 calories; 3.7 g fat; 51 g carbohydrates; 9.5 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 862 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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11-05-2015 ~How can you not like this!? Well, Hubs didn’t think much of it. But what’s not to like, I asked him, because I thought in addition to serving its purpose as a respectable side dish...

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I used a rice cooker and mexican sauce. It was ok, pretty spicy for me but my husband loved it. Lots of prep x. Certainly more than 2o min. more like an hour. Happy Cooking.

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11-05-2015 ~How can you not like this!? Well, Hubs didn’t think much of it. But what’s not to like, I asked him, because I thought in addition to serving its purpose as a respectable side dish...

My local store didn't have the tortilla flavored broth so I substituted a can of diced tomatoes with chili's and 2 cups of vegie broth. Turned out just fine. Will definitely make again. Good ve...

I made this tonight to go with burritos I made for dinner! I really enjoyed it! I did add 3tbs of tomato paste and added a dash of chili powder! It was a HIT! I will make this again for sure!!

I used beef broth instead

WOW!! This is one of the best recipes I've found on here. The flavor is so rich and extremely satisfying. Highly recommend!

I used a rice cooker and mexican sauce. It was ok, pretty spicy for me but my husband loved it. Lots of prep x. Certainly more than 2o min. more like an hour. Happy Cooking.

I was really bland for my taste :( Sorry !

This was exactly what I was looking for! Perfect rice to bean ratio, loved it!

Looked for non-spicy, non-acidic recipe for my family after struggling through a stomach bug that would also use up some green peppers and onions I had already in the fridge chopped up. I added ...