This was so yummy! I used a red bell pepper instead of green, because that's what I had on hand. In addition to the cilantro, I garnished with diced purple onion and avocado. I will make this again soon!
Black Beans and Yellow Rice
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 350
- Fat: 4.1g
- Saturated fat: 1.5g
- Protein: 11.8g
- Carbohydrate: 70.1g
- Cholesterol: 8mg
- Iron: 3.7mg
- Sodium: 646mg
- Calories from fat: 11%
- Fiber: 7.6g
- Calcium: 92mg
- 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
- 1 cup chopped onion (1 medium)
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 1/2 cups bottled chunky salsa
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 2 (3.5-ounce) bags boil-in-bag long-grain rice
- 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
- Fresh cilantro sprigs (optional)
- Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until hot.Add bell pepper, onion, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in beans and next 4 ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.
- . While black bean mixture cooks, cook rice according to package directions, adding turmeric to cooking water and omitting salt and fat. Drain rice.
- . Spoon rice evenly onto serving plates, and top with black bean mixture. Serve with sour cream, and, if desired, garnish with cilantro.
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