Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

I adapted a recipe from the American Heart Association for Black Beans and Rice to make this recipe. It's pretty simple to make, and the flavors really come through.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook 1-1/2 cups rice in 3 cups of water for 45 minutes or according to package direcitons, omitting salt and margarine.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and curry powder. Add cayenne pepper and/or garam masala, if desired.
  3. Stir beans into cooked rice; transfer to serving platter. Drizzle with oil mixture, add cilantro, and stir gently.