Black Bean and Brown Rice Casserole

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by cmacooks

I made this up with ingredients I had on hand one night, and it won an "Honorable Mention" in Good Housekeeping one month!

Top Review by GrandmaG

I will cook this dish again, but will cut back on the bell peppers, (1/2 of each), and only 1 teaspoon of the celery seed. There were more bell peppers than the rice and black beans and took over everything in flavor. I did like the different colors in the dish, very Fall looking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook 1 cup rice according to package directions, about 50 minutes.
  2. In 2 TB olive oil, saute peppers, garlic and onion until onion is soft but not brown.
  3. Add tomatoes and mushrooms and seasonings, and steam, covered for about 5-10 minutes.
  4. Add rinsed beans to cooked rice, and line the casserole dish with the bean and rice mixture.
  5. Add the sauteed vegetables to the top of this, and top all with cheeses.
  6. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes, or until cheeses are melted.

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