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Tricolor Black Beans and Rice
Tricolor Black Beans and Rice

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 6

(91 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 130
Protein: 6 g
Carbs: 23 g
Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 190 mg
Fiber: 5 g

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Beans and rice are household staple and nutritious ones at that! Throw in a few spices and colorful peppers and you have a wonderful side dish.
15 oz can low sodium chicken broth
5 oz package brown rice mix
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 yellow onion, minced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup yellow pepper, chopped
1 cup green pepper, chopped
1 cup red pepper, chopped
15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 tomato, diced
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 In a medium saucepan, bring chicken broth to a boil. Add rice mix, and simmer on low, covered, for 20 minutes.
2 Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a skillet, and sauté onion, garlic, and pepper until soft. Drain excess liquid.
3 Add beans and tomato to sautéed vegetables, and heat thoroughly. Season with pepper, garlic, and onion powder. Mix bean mixture with yellow rice, and serve.

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