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Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice

recipe ingredients
1 tsp canola oil
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 tsp finely chopped garlic
1 Tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/2 tsp each salt and cayenne pepper
2 1/4 cups water
1 cup converted long-grain rice
1 (15-oz) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

recipe directions
Heat oil in a nonstick skillet. Add onion, red pepper, and garlic Sauté until softened, about 6 minutes. Add thyme, salt, cayenne, rice and the water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 20 minutes. Add beans; do not stir; remove from heat. Cover and let stand five minutes, then stir.

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Serves: 8 - Nutrition Information Per Serving:
calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
148 1 0 5 5 319 30 2
  • NIki

    I didn’t care for this recipe. It had heat, but it was very bland and boring. The texture was nice, but there just wasn’t much flavor.

  • Nathalie

    I like it but I usually make the “Jerk Chicken” recipe at the same time and then mix the two together. The chicken compliments it very nicely :)

  • pat

    we love this recipe. not traditional red beans and rice but delicious. Not too salty, not mushy. I add a package of Healthy Choice smoked sausage.

  • Jen

    Nathalie, you must be a Jamaican, I tried it with the jerk chicken it was delish