Black Bean and Rice Salad37 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 10 min
- Ready In: 20 min
“This dish is summery and lower in fat than many, yet it's surprisingly filling. It's also simple to prepare and uses common ingredients.” - by STACEYALISHA
Original recipe yields 8 servings
- In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, red bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, lemon juice, cilantro, basil, red pepper flakes, corn, and beans. Stir to combine the vegetables, then set aside.
- In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil at a medium-low heat. Add onions and saute until they are translucent. Add garlic and saute for another minute. Pour in rice and toss to coat. Add reserved liquid from the corn and beans, along with any additional liquid as directed on the rice box. Cook the rice to package specifications. Let the rice cool slightly.
- Combine the rice and vegetable mixture. Salt and pepper to taste and serve.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 140 cal
- 2.8 g
- 28 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (37)Rate This Recipe
"This is tasty, nutritious, and filling - the food trifecta in my book. I drained the beans and corn, since I was working with fully-cooked (non-instant) brown rice. I left out the jalapenos since I ..." See moredon't care for that taste and added a couple of stalks of celery to the onion saute. I also found that it didn't need salt. It was delicious as-is, as well as sprinkled with Frank's Red Hot."
"I really enjoyed this recipe. However, I didn't see the point in all that liquid to cook the rice. I think a ratio of 1 part rice 2 part liquid is just fine. I reduced the amount of lemon juice to ..." See moreless than 1/2 cup. Tommorrow, I will add fresh cilantro to it and see how that is."
"I've tried a similar recipe without the rice, but thought I'd try this one. I didn't use the juice from either the beans or the corn (as I used frozen corn), but just followed the directions for the ..." See morerice. I also used fresh cilantro. This recipe has an amazing flavor! It's a favorite!"
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