Fresh Tasting Black Beans With Rice

Fresh Tasting Black Beans With Rice

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"This is my favorite emergency meal, made almost entirely of pantry ingredients when a trip to the store has been missed or is out of the question for some reason."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 272 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 60g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a medium size pot of water to a boil, add rice. Bring back to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Let rice simmer 15-20 minutes, until tender.
  2. Place beans and rice in a medium size saucepan. Heat over a medium heat, stirring frequently. Stir in reserved bean liquid as needed. Remove pan from heat and stir in lemon juice, garlic powder and cilantro. Let sit a moment, and stir in fresh oregano. Serve immediately.
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My husband and I eat a version of this meal at least once a week (we started several years ago when I was still in college). Although I don't use cilantro or lemon juice, I usually do add some ...

Sounded too bland for us so, I sauted an onion in about 2 tbls. butter until soft then added the black bean juice and enough water to make 2 cups liquid. For my spices I added chili powder, ca...

Pass around a bottle of good red wine vinegar and a bowl of finely chopped onions to add a little extra spark. Loved the beans without the extras too.