Brown Rice with Black Beans and Peppers

Brown Rice with Black Beans and Peppers For those wanting to add more tasty, wholesome grains to their diets, here is a brown rice recipe that goes great with chicken, pork, or a side complement to a tossed green salad.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 45 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Bring chicken broth to a boil in a large saucepan. Add 2 tablespoons butter and salt; stir in brown rice. Cover pot. Reduce heat to low. Simmer until rice is tender, about 45 minutes.

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  • Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon butter in a separate saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute red bell pepper until semi-soft, about 5 minutes. Add onion; saute until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in black beans, garlic, cumin, and pepper; cook and stir until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

  • Pour vegetables into a large serving bowl; add the cooked rice and toss.

Per Serving: 281 calories; protein 8g; carbohydrates 48g; fat 6.2g; cholesterol 15.2mg; sodium 1117.1mg. Vegetable broth can be substituted for the chicken broth.