Easy Black Beans and Rice
This easy black beans and rice recipe goes great with just about any meat, or use it to fill burritos. You could even add diced chicken or sausage to make a one-dish meal. It is versatile, inexpensive, and very tasty.
|1 tablespoon||olive oil|
|1/4 cup||finely chopped onion|
|2 cloves||garlic, crushed or minced|
|1 cup||white rice|
|2 cups||reduced-sodium chicken broth|
|15 ounces||canned seasoned black beans, drained and rinsed|
|salt and pepper, to taste|
In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, and sautÃ© 3 minutes, until onion is tender and starting to brown. Add garlic, and sautÃ© one minute longer. Add uncooked rice, and stir and sautÃ© 2 minutes.
Add broth, salt, and cumin. Stir together, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes.
Remove lid, stir in beans, and cover again. Turn off heat, and let stand for 3 minutes before serving. Add salt and pepper to taste.