Jamaican Beans and Rice Dish


Kidney beans are simmered in coconut milk and then cooked with rice, chile pepper and herbs.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 35 mins
6 servings


  • 1 ¼ cups dry kidney beans

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1 sprig fresh thyme

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • cup chopped green onions

  • 1 hot red chile pepper, sliced

  • 2 ¼ cups uncooked brown rice


  1. Combine beans and coconut milk in a large saucepan; cook for 2 hours on low heat.

  2. Stir in thyme, garlic, onions and 3 slices chile pepper; simmer for 7 minutes. Stir in rice and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 25 minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

407 Calories
10g Fat
68g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 407
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Sodium 12mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 10g 34%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 21mg 105%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 778mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.