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American-Style Red Beans and Rice

Rated as 3.81 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a tasty treat I taught myself to make when I was snowed in and couldn't get to the grocery store. Tasty and easy to make."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 511
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large saucepan combine olive oil, kidney beans, tomato sauce, 1/2 cup water, oregano, basil, thyme, salt, pepper and 2 teaspoons adobo. Simmer on low heat.
  2. Meanwhile, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is cooked and all liquid is absorbed. Stir in remaining 3 teaspoons adobo. Serve beans over the rice.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 511 calories; 5.1 101.1 14.7 0 712 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I LOVE these beans! I've made them a few times and it is the quickest, easiest recipe, and it's great to take to work the next day. I also did not put any seasoning into the rice, and I cannot f...

Most helpful critical review

Fast and easy but awful. Way too much adobo too salty. I had to add anothe can of beans for it to feed 4 people.

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I LOVE these beans! I've made them a few times and it is the quickest, easiest recipe, and it's great to take to work the next day. I also did not put any seasoning into the rice, and I cannot f...

Fast and easy but awful. Way too much adobo too salty. I had to add anothe can of beans for it to feed 4 people.

This went over great in my house! I added a chopped onion and a few cloves of garlic. The kids loved it! Fast.. quick and easy.. Winners in my book!

Pretty good and really fast and easy. Reminded me of meatless chili. I added a little bit of ground red pepper for a little more zing.

Don't use the oregano, basil or thyme or olive oil. This isn't an Italian dish! I tried it your way and my mouth was confused! Getting snowed in can be sooo frustrating. Next time, use bacon...

This was amazingly wonderful! I run a daycare in Massachusetts and thought that the kids would think it to be a little too weird, but they all loved it (except my son, who does not like rice, n...

I have made this recipe several times, and really liked it. BUT yesterday was the first time I used the adobo seasoning. This really killed it for me. The previous reviewer suggested leaving ...

Loved it! A big hit with my husband and friends. Will definitely make again.

The sauce was a bit runny, but it tasted pretty good.