Mexican Red Beans and Rice

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by LI Girl

This is from Jeanne Lemlin's book, Quick Vegetarian Pleasures.

Top Review by Waterskater

This is one of my favorite recipes from the book. It's a fast, easy, delicious and nutritious meal. In addition to sour cream, I serve mine up with slices of avocado, grated cheddar, chopped cilantro and tortilla chips.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. To prepare the beans, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Add onions and saute until tender (about 10 minutes).
  4. Sprinkle on chili powder and cook 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  5. Add beans, salsa, and water and cook about 5 minutes.
  6. Serve beans over rice, with sour cream on top.

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