Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

Quick and easy vegetarian meal

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large skillet heat oil on medium heat. Add green peppers, onions and garlic. Cook until tender.
  2. Add salt, pepper, bayleaf, diced tomatoes and beans. Simmer 20 minutes on low.
  3. Remove bay leaf, mash about 1/2 of the beans and tomatoes.
  4. Add rice, stir until combined.
  5. Sprinkle on cheddar cheese, cover and allow to cook on low until cheese is melted.
Most Helpful

Great, easy recipe and makes a ton! And I loved that it uses brown rice and you can't tell. I used 2 cans of red beans (1 drained), and regular diced tomatoes. Thanks for the keeper!

lolablitz August 06, 2012

super hearty and delicious!!! used 2 cans of beans and red peppers instead of green--- so yummy!

tiger28 June 18, 2010

Really good - everyone loved this! I used red peppers and doubled the recipe so we'd have leftovers.

VegNut April 08, 2010