• Paula Morais

Baja Black Beans and Rice


If you eat rice and beans together (or eat them within a few hours of each other), they count as a complete protein. This dish combines both!

Total Time: 10 min. Prep Time: 5 min. Cooking Time: 5 min. 1 serving

Ingredients: ¾ cup cooked brown rice (or quinoa) ¾ cup cooked black beans (or canned black beans, drained, rinsed) ½ cup canned diced tomatoes ½ tsp. chili powder ¼ tsp. ground cumin 1 Tbsp. crumbled queso fresco (or feta cheese) 3 fresh cilantro sprigs, chopped

Preparation: 1. Combine rice, beans, tomatoes, chili powder, and cumin in medium saucepan; mix well. 2. Cook, stirring frequently, over medium-low heat for 5 minutes, or until heated through. 3. Place in serving bowl; garnish with cheese and cilantro.

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