Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 27 mins

From Good Food Magazine September 1988

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, ham, jalapenos, and celery; cook until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in broth, rice, thyme, pepper, and cayenne. Simmer covered until liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  2. Gently stir in beans and heat through. Sprinkle with cilantro.
Most Helpful

Oh this is a definite keeper. I tasted the rice before the beans and cilantro, and it seemed to spicy. But after I added them, it made it just right! Love it! Made for ZWT 9.

Charmie777 July 15, 2013

WOW, this was even better than I had expected. I love the texture, I could even call the beans creamy. I do need to say that the jalapenos really do make this recipe and I wouldn't recommend skimping on them. The canned beans make it a simple and easy dish to make which is always a .

Annacia March 13, 2012