Oxmoor House
Prep Time
7 Mins
Cook Time
7 Mins
Other Time
5 Mins
Yield
4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Yucatecan cuisine combines Spanish, Mexican, and Caribbean flavors. In this spicy recipe, an authentic combination of turmeric, black beans, and olives accompanies the rice. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring water and turmeric to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in rice; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Place rice in a wire mesh strainer; rinse rice with cold water, and drain well.

Step 2

While rice cooks, combine beans and next 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add the cooled rice; toss gently until blended. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

Step 3

Serve with: Tomato-Avocado Wedges

Chef's Notes

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