Beans and rice are a culinary combination eaten all over the world. Enjoy them at home with this easy one-pot vegetarian-friendly meal. Serve with lime wedges to squeeze over top.
- Portion size 4 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2012
MethodIn small saucepan, cover rice and 1/4 tsp of the salt with 1-1/2 cups water; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice is tender and no liquid remains, about 10 minutes. Turn off heat; let stand on burner for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.
Meanwhile, stir together chili powder, cumin, coriander, oregano, pepper and remaining salt; set aside.
In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook red onion and green onions, stirring occasionally, until slightly softened, about 2 minutes. Stir in chili powder mixture and garlic; cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Add black beans, corn and 1 cup water; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until almost no liquid remains and corn is heated through, about 3 minutes. Stir in lime juice.
Divide rice among bowls; top with bean mixture, avocado, tomato and cilantro.
Nutritional facts Per serving: about
- Fibre 12 g
- Sodium 672 mg
- Sugars 4 g
- Protein 12 g
- Calories 399.0
- Total fat 10 g
- Potassium 721 mg
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Saturated fat 1 g
- Total carbohydrate 68 g
- Iron 22.0
- Folate 45.0
- Calcium 7.0
- Vitamin A 10.0
- Vitamin C 22.0