59 Reviews

Rita, this is a wonderful one dish meal. My husband and I enjoyed this so much. I made as directed. He ate with fresh salsa. I wrapped mine in a flour tortilla with shredded lettuce, chopped fresh tomato and salsa. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe, Rita! I will definitely serve this one again!

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Bev January 27, 2012

Very tasty, enjoyed by both adults and toddlers. We added some frozen corn, a chopped-up mango, and some cilantro from a tube. Yummy!

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kitchen_novice August 23, 2010

Most of the time, when I serve a recipe without meat, the family really complains. So, to please them, I sauteed some smoked sausage with the vegetables before adding the rice. After the spices were added at the end, the white rice took on the greenish yellow color of the cumin and curry with the black beans mixed in, so at first everyone just stared at their plate and didn't know what to expect. Well, after the first bite, there was no doubt - everyone loved it! There were no left overs. Next time I'm going to make it my way - no meat! I'll be sure to serve some meat on the side for the rest of the family. Thanks for sharing this delicious and healthy recipe.

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PanNan May 14, 2003

Fabulous! For those who are wondering, 4 cups equals about 2 cans of black beans. I used a roasted red pepper from a jar. I didn't have vegetable broth so used chicken stock instead. Added some salt to taste. Thanks for posting!

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YborChef May 02, 2010

This was easy and Yummy! I really liked the addition of the currey powder. That gave it a very unique and delicious flavor! I did use a quinoa/wild rice blend rather than straight white rice. I also used a combination of black, kidney and garbanzo beans. Left out the onion (I was out) but tripled the garlic....Mmmmm! Never too much garlic. Thanks for the great recipe! Will be in my regular rotation! Everyone loved it! Served with a spinach salad and homemade whole wheat bread.

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sconehead January 30, 2012

I used brown basmati rice as that's my preferred rice even though it takes quite a bit longer to cook. This rice dish is delish! Uncomplicated and simple to make, it will be a staple in my weekends without kids cookbook (they're not fans of black beans). Next time I'll separate out some prepared rice before adding beans so they can try it too. Thanks for posting this lovely recipe Rita! Made and enjoyed for team Mischief Makers - ZWT #7. :)

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Just_Ducky!! June 10, 2011

This. Was. So. Darn. Good. I think it was the curry powder that made me love it. I even dipped some blue corn tortilla chips into the pot for one-on-one appetizer cheat bites. I wish my husband was in town to eat this with me!

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Jennifer T. August 29, 2013

This was very good!

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Olive* April 01, 2013

Good! I used two cans of black beans. As a main dish, the curry is a nice addition. As a side dish, I'd omit as it tends to overwhelm everything else. Thanks for sharing a yummy and healthy recipe!

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LonghornMama February 24, 2013

This is so easy and tasty, nice and spicy and with a comfort food style. I had to add a tad more broth to the rice, but then again, I did peek, a big no no in rice! Made for ZWT, Shady Ladies and sent this recipe straight to best of 2011. Yummmmm.

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BakinBaby May 28, 2011
Easy Black Beans and Rice