Black Beans and Rice
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 15 oz. cans black beans, drained
  • 1 c. onion, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. cilantro
  • 14 oz. can diced tomatoes (low sodium)
  • 1/2 c. frozen corn niblets, thawed
  • 1 c. hot cooked rice
  • 1/4 c. jalapeño jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • red pepper flakes to taste (optional)
DIRECTIONS
  1. Sauté 3/4 cup onions, garlic, and bay leaves in oil.
  2. Add black beans, cilantro, tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, red pepper flakes, and corn.
  3. Simmer until heated through and flavors meld.
  4. Make a mold of cooked rice on a platter.
  5. Pour bean mixture over the rice.
  6. Garnish with 1/4 cup chopped onions.
  7. Sprinkle cheese over the beans.