Looking for a delicious meatless and healthy recipe that you can whip up in 30 minutes or less?
And the best part? This recipe can be made with ingredients that you probably already have on hand.
Black Beans and Rice
1 t olive oil
1 chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 c uncooked white rice
1 1/2 c low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
1 t ground cumin
1/4 t cayenne pepper
3 1/2 c black beans (canned or dried black beans that have been prepared)
Shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
Fresh cilantro (optional)
Sour cream (optional)
In a saucepan over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add the onion and garlic and saute for a few minutes. Add the rice and saute for a few minutes. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 20 minutes. Add the spices and black beans. Top with cheddar cheese, cilantro and/or sour cream.
If your child loves wraps, you can also serve the black beans and rice in flour tortillas and wa-La!