Quick Black Beans and Rice

Quick Black Beans and Rice


"Some say beans and rice is the most nutritious and well balanced meal in the world! Try adding your favorite chutney or salsa to this dish when you serve it!"


25 m servings 271 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 271 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 5.3 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.8g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 10 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 552 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high. Add onion, cook and stir until tender. Add beans, tomatoes, oregano and garlic powder. Bring to a boil; stir in rice. Cover; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes before serving.
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  1. 238 Ratings


Not bad but made some additions, I used long grain brown rice, sauted the onion, garlic then added the rice, 1 cup chicken broth, tomatoes and simmered for 20 mins. Then added the other ingredie...

This was pretty darn good--though I did put my own spin on it as most cooks are apt to do. I sauteed the onion with some fresh minced garlic in olive oil rather than vegetable oil, and eliminat...

My whole family enjoyed this dish. I especially love the fact that it's so healthful. I sauteed fresh minced garlic with the onions, rinsed and drained the beans, used only 1 cup of brown rice, ...

Good tasting and healthy mean. I had to add another can of beans to this recipe to make it a bit less saucy, but that was not a big deal. I did add chili powder and ground cumin give this meal...

The best black beans and rice recipe I have found. I think the tomatoes make the dish. Very healthy and hearty =)

I would definitely cook the rice separately. My rice was a little gummy and I had to add lots more water. Even still it tastes pretty good! I'll try this again soon, following my own advice of ...

I thought this was fairly bland and gummy tasting. It was very easy to make, but it needs a lot more spice.

Extremely straightforward, simple, and tasty; plus, it doesn't require any fancy ingredients. Also reheats well - I mixed it with chunky salsa. Will definitely have again!

An easy and delicious recipe. My whole family loved it. I served the beans seperate from the rice so everyone could choose how much they wanted. Next time, I think I will make double.