Easy Black Beans and Rice Black Beans and Rice is the perfect family side dish. It’s fast and affordable, and everyone loves the taste. A black bean and rice dish is more than satisfying, too–it’s packed with protein for a healthy meal. Our recipe for rice and beans can’t be easier. You make it with GOYA® Canned Beans, so you won’t mind when your family requests it again and again.
Add 1/4 cup water to 4 quart saucepan over medium heat. Add first 10 ingredients to pot. Bring bean mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until flavors come together, about 10 minutes. Discard bay leaf; season beans with Adobo.Advertisement
Divide beans evenly among serving plates. Divide cooked rice evenly among plates alongside beans.
Freeze beans for better leftovers: Leftovers? No problem! Cooked bean dishes, like this one, are great candidates for freezing. The hearty legumes tend to retain their taste, texture and color for up to 3 months in the freezer. Just place the cooled beans in an air-tight container, freeze, and you’ll have a delicious homemade side on call!