Amy's Spicy Beans and Rice

Amy's Spicy Beans and Rice


"This is a fast, easy and yummy vegetarian dinner, or you can add chicken or sausage if you miss the meat!"


45 m servings 96 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 96 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 114 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a saucepan bring the water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, pour beans into a 2 quart casserole. Sprinkle with jalapenos, cumin, chili powder and black pepper.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese, green onions and olives. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes more.
  5. Serve beans over cooked rice.
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  1. 145 Ratings


I am a huge fan of EASY, fast, and nutritious meals -- and this is one of them! The only changes I made were to use bottled peppers like someone else mentioned in the reviews; eliminated the ol...

I drained the juice from the beans as suggested by other reviews-big mistake! The beans were too dry. The flavor was great! I loved them but I would say LEAVE THE JUICE!! This is definetely on...

After reading the reviews, I drained most of the liquid from the beans. The whole family enjoyed this and my son thought it was excellent. He rarely likes anything I cook. I did add a cubed c...

This was easy but I have to agree I did not think it was spicy at all. It would be good to serve with some type of spicy meat.

I made this with regular white rice and yellow onions as that's what I had on hand. I also threw in some sliced pre-cooked garlic and jalepeno chicken sausage to make it more of a meal. I don't ...

This is a great recipe. I did make some additions that I think just added to it. I sauteed some chopped onion and garlic and added to the beans along with the other ingredients. Also added chees...

I should have gone with my instincts. I thought it was strange to leave the beans UNDRAINED, but I followed the recipe anyway. It was terrible. It was incredibly watery. We tried straining i...

This dish is great if you like spicy. It goes great with chiken and steak as well. Or you can have it alone wth a nice salad. (Goes great with Greek salad). I like to add a bit of garlic to mi...

Pretty good. I like mine a little spicier. Might add garlic next time and more hot stuff. Still reminded me of Texmex beans. Will make again for sure.