Cheesy Red Beans and Rice

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

Easy vegetarian dish that can be altered to fit any taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Combine vegetable oil, bell pepper, onion, garlic, salt, pepper, and chili powder in large frying pan and sauté until pepper and onion are almost done.
  3. Add kidney beans and liquid to pepper and onion mixture.
  4. Continue to cook until pepper and onion are done.
  5. Add crushed tomatoes and pepper and onion mixture to pot with rice.
  6. Simmer until heated through and most of liquid has been absorbed by rice.
  7. Serve topped with shredded cheddar cheese.


Most Helpful

Good for a cold night, comfort food, easy to prepare!

ramsey_penegar September 23, 2008

This is a WONDERFUL dish! Easy and inexpensive to make yet hearty, filling, and delicious to eat! Husband and kid approved!

Mrs. R May 10, 2004

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