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Mexican Bean Rice

VIEWS 2375

Energy (kcal) - 150

Protein (g) - 5.4

Carbohydrate (g) - 25

Fat (g) - 3.3

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Mexican bean rice, prepared using brown rice contains loads of health benefits, which are rich sources of selenium and fiber. Addition of beans will enhance the nutritional benefits by adding on the protein content of the recipe, also essential nutrients. Colorful bell peppers are a good source of Vitamin C and Thiamin (Vitamin B1). 

INGREDIENTS:
  • Brown rice - 20g
  • Oil - ½ tsp 
  • Onion, diced - ½
  • Bell peppers [ Green, Red, Yellow], diced - ½ cup
  • Garlic clove, chopped - 2 
  • Cumin powder - ½ tsp. 
  • Dried oregano - ½ tsp. 
  • Paprika/ red pepper - 1 tsp. 
  • Tomato paste - 1 tbsp. 
  • Black beans/kidney beans rinsed and drained - 15 g
  • 1 cup of water 
  • Salt - to taste
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1 Wash and soak the rice in water for 15-20 minutes. Drain  and keep it aside Step 2 In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.  Step 3 Add onion, bell peppers and garlic, saute for 2 to 3 minutes.  Step 4 Add rice. Stir occasionally for about 2 minutes. Season with cumin, oregano, paprika, and salt and pepper. Step 5 Add tomato paste, cook for 2 minutes. Add 1 ½ water and beans. Step 6 Bring to a boil and reduce the flame. Cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes.  Step 7 Remove from heat, keep covered, and let stand for at least 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Mexican Bean Rice - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
VIEWS 2375

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