Thursday, March 31, 2011

Black Beans and Brown Rice

Serve: 6 Prep: 5 mins Cook: 1 hour

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 cup long grain brown rice
  • 2 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro
  • a pinch of ground tumeric 
  • a pinch of ground cayenne pepper 
  • salt and splash lime to taste
  1. Olive oin in the sauce pan. Heat over medium until hot.
  2. Saute onions and garlic until tender, about 5 minutes
  3. Add rice; cook over medium heat until rick is lightly browned, 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Add broth,tumeric, csyenne pepper to saucepan and heat to boiling, reduce heat and simmer, covered, until rice is tender, 40-45 minutes, add beans and green onions, stir lightly, then cover and stand 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in cilantro, season to taste with salt and lime.

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