53 Reviews

What a delicious combination! I did drain the can of beans but used canned tomatoes with diced chiles and used the liquid in that can. I also added a pinch of sugar. After the dish was done I sprinkled some chopped cilantro. Dh and kids weren't that impressed with the recipe (dh is a meat and pototoes type) but I loved it. The combination of spices was perfect except that I did reduce the oregano to 1/2 tablespoon as I thought a full tablespoon seemed a bit much. Thank you, I will definitely be making this one again!

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Kelly-Mom2Girls August 05, 2008

This recipe was good, but not exactly what I was expecting. I used a little cayenne pepper instead of hot sauce. Made this dish with Zesty Chicken Sauté, a zesty chicken saute, which was a good combo. I added some cilantro, giving this recipe a sweeter side, like mixing beans with salsa. I think the cinnamon was a great idea as well, add it! I would not reccommend instant rice, I think brown rice would have been better. It was something different though and we enjoyed it.

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Amlaphq July 28, 2008

This had a very bitter taste to it. I think it was the oregano. Too bad, since I was craving a good black beans and rice recipe for dinner. I could not finish my bowl, and neither could my DD. DH graciously finished his, but said this is the third recipe in 10 years of marriage that he has not liked. I may try this again, minus the oregano.

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Rubies May 07, 2008

This was a great meal. We really enjoyed the combination of flavors. Will definitely make this again.

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susan_k09 April 17, 2008

I've made this recipe at least a dozen times now and it is so good that I have to double it! Thanks for sharing!

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junebugluvs5 April 09, 2008

I don't like to give anything less than a five star review, but for some reason I wasn't fond of the vinegar taste and cinnamon, so I'll try it with less or even maybe omit it the next time around. Thanks for posting this!

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Chef Mean Green February 17, 2008

Needed to have a quick but delicious dinner last night and I found a winning combination! This receipe is easy, but the combination of flavors is right on! I paired it with Salsa chicken #27475 and it was wonderful! Thanks JMS

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Jan Doty January 21, 2008

I don't like Cinnamon so I skipped it and it was quite a hit. Been making it regularly ever since. I've served this to several guests and got compliments every time. People can't believe how good this simple dish tastes ! Thanks for posting !

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nrg1 January 03, 2008

This is delicious!! I changed the amount of cinnamon to 1/4 teaspoon and served over couscous. Yumm!!! And very easy to make :)

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Jan3 September 27, 2007

We made this along with fish tacos. We did not like it-- it seems that the cinnamon takes over the entire taste. Maybe omit the cinnamon. Thanks anyway.

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Goertzski August 07, 2007
Black Beans and Rice