JAG (Portuguese Rice and Beans)

JAG (Portuguese Rice and Beans) This recipe has been in my family for years. It is so easy to make. I was worried my kids would not like it but both of them had second bowls!


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

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 35 mins

    TOTAL : 50 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Melt butter in a large, heavy pot over medium-high heat; add onion, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, sausage, black pepper, basil, and oregano. Saute vegetable mixture until the vegetables are very tender, 10 to 15 minutes.

  • Stir beans into the vegetable mixture; cook until softened, about 5 minutes.

  • Pour water over the vegetable mixture; add rice and stir. Place a cover on the pot, reduce heat to low, and cook until the rice is tender and the moisture completely absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes.

Per Serving: 562 calories; protein 18.6g; carbohydrates 45.1g; fat 33.7g; cholesterol 80.4mg; sodium 972.9mg.