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Black Beans & Rice Recipe


Black Beans & Rice is one of the best side recipes out there! Flavoured with a squeeze of lime juice, garlic and spices, this rice recipe is our family favourite!

Black Beans & Rice can be served as a side OR as a main, and is an easy to throw together side dish that is so versatile, you can serve this with anything!

Black Beans & Rice is one of the best side recipes out there! Flavoured with a squeeze of lime juice, garlic and spices, this rice recipe is a winner! | https://cafedelites.com

Goes perfectly well with Chicken, Pork or Beef, PLUS tacos, burritos or even enchiladas.

Black Beans & Rice is one of the best side recipes out there! Flavoured with a squeeze of lime juice, garlic and spices, this rice recipe is a winner! | https://cafedelites.com


Black Beans & Rice is one of the best side recipes out there! Flavoured with a squeeze of lime juice, garlic and spices, this rice recipe is a winner! | https://cafedelites.com

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Black Beans & Rice Recipe

Black Beans & Rice is one of the best side recipes out there! Flavoured with a squeeze of lime juice, garlic and spices, this rice recipe is our family favourite!

Course: Side Dish

Cuisine: American

Servings: 8 serves (as a side)

Calories: 216 kcal

Author: Karina

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 cup uncooked white rice, long grain or jasmine rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth (or stock)
  • 2x 14 ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3-4 tablespoons lime juice, (adjust to your tastes)
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped coriander (or parsley), to garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a stockpot or saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sauté until onion is transparent. Add the garlic and sauté for a further minute. Add the cumin and rice, mix the flavours through and sauté for a further minute.

  2. Pour in the broth and beans, bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender (stirring half way through).

  3. Remove from heat and drizzle with a small amount of olive oil (about 2 teaspoons), lime juice and cilantro. Taste test; season with a little salt and pepper, only if needed and as desired.

Recipe Notes

Add in chopped jalapeños, chili’s, or cayenne pepper for some added heat!

A Cafe Delites Original Recipe

Nutrition Facts

Black Beans & Rice Recipe

Amount Per Serving

Calories 216 Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4g 6%

Sodium 434mg 18%

Potassium 188mg 5%

Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%

Protein 4g 8%

Vitamin A 0.3%

Vitamin C 14%

Calcium 3%

Iron 5.1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Black Beans & Rice is one of the best side recipes out there! Flavoured with a squeeze of lime juice, garlic and spices, this rice recipe is a winner! | https://cafedelites.com

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