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Colorful fresh toppings sprinkled on Black Beans and Rice make this one-dish meal a perfect balanced and filling weekday dinner.

Recipe by MyRecipes June 2012

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Kate Sears; Styling: Joyce Sangirardi

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
Serves 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Warm oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté until golden, about 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium, add onion and continue cooking until soft, about 5 minutes.

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  • Add black beans with their liquid. Increase heat to medium-high and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.

  • Divide rice and beans among 6 plates. Top with cheese, avocado, tomatoes and cilantro. Season with hot sauce, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

445 calories; fat 17g; saturated fat 5g; protein 18g; carbohydrates 63g; fiber 13g; cholesterol 20mg; sodium 814mg.
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