Mexican Black Beans and Rice

Mexican Black Beans and Rice This recipe for Mexican rice and beans is a low-effort tasty dish. Can be eaten as a meal in itself, or served as an excellent side to any Mexican-American food. Top with Cheddar, American, Parmesan, or any other cheese of choice, if desired. Serve with hot sauce, tortilla chips, avocado, or any of your other favorite condiments.


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 30 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, and coriander; fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add celery, cook and stir until softened, 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Add tomato, frozen corn, oregano, and cilantro; stir to coat. Stir in black beans and salsa. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, adding water as needed to keep the mixture saucy.

  • Remove from the heat and stir in cooked rice until coated. Season with salt.

Per Serving: 304 calories; protein 10.5g; carbohydrates 49.7g; fat 8g; sodium 668.8mg.