This flavorful side of Black Bean-Cilantro Rice features cumin, red onion, jalapeño pepper, 5 cloves of garlic, cilantro, and queso fresco. Boil-in-bag brown rice offers a jump-start to this flavorful side dish.
Cook rice according to directions. Sauté onion, garlic, cumin, and jalapeño pepper in olive oil over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add beans, chicken stock, and salt.Cook 6 minutes. Lightly mash with a fork. Top rice with bean mixture, queso fresco, and cilantro.
Pretty blank, really just black beans and rice. The thin sliced garlic was just sort of in the way. Maybe char it more if you tried it.