Rice with Black Beans

Rice with Black Beans


"Good rice, beans, and tomato dish that takes about 20 minutes to prepare."


20 m servings 80 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 80 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 114 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan, cook and stir onion in oil until tender and translucent, but not brown. Add tomatoes, beans, oregano and garlic powder. Bring to boil. Stir in rice, return mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, and cover.
  2. Let mixture simmer for 5 minutes. Remove pan from heat and let stand 5 minutes before serving.
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  1. 173 Ratings


I liked this recipe because it is high in fiber and protein and low in fat. I made a few changes. I used brown rice because it is healthier and cooked it seperately in low sodium, fat free chi...

I have a very similar version of this recipe. The one I used called for draining & rinsing the beans, adding 2 minced garlic cloves (instead of garlic powder), adding 2/3 cup water & using 1 an...

Quick and Yummy! I adopted different suggestions and made my own delicious beans. I did not add rice but cooked rice separately and served the rice with the beans on the side. For the beans...

Instead of using instant rice, I prepared regular rice, then I also added cooked and chopped chicken breasts to make this into a full meal.

This was pretty tasty...but I REALLY doctored it up. I added a can of corn to the recipe. And, also used brown rice b/c it's so much better for you. I added chili powder, garlic salt and used...

I can only best describe as a "metallic, tinny" flavor. I don't think using the liquid from the beans was a very good idea. It tasted too much like the can and overwhelmed the few spices / flavo...

very delicious! I made these for a dinner with a vegetarian friend and she loved it! I served them with warm tortillas. very very good reheated.

Surprisingly good for such a simple dish. With a bit of cheese on top while nice and hot -- delicious. I added a bit of cayenne pepper and onion powder to it as well. Will be making it often...

Tasty! It was a little dry, so I added about a cup of water while it was cooking. I had to sub brown rice for the white (didn't have white). I served it with hot sauce, and my sister & brother...