Nutty Rice and Black Beans

Recipe by azdewdrop

Delicious rice and bean dish with a great aroma. I find it to be a very comforting food. It's healthy and full of fiber but still tastes wonderful! I usually make it the night before and take it to work for lunch the next day; it's good reheated. I always cook for one, myself, so this is a single serving recipe, but I'm sure it can be easily multiplied.

Top Review by LogicallyLocked

This was a little bland, but perfect to go with my jerk chicken. I didn't have brown rice, so I made jasmine and I cooked it in coconut milk with jerk seasoning and a little cayenne (then I followed the recipe exactly); it made a great compliment to my chicken! I'm sure we'll be making this again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. If using dried black beans, cook and set aside. If using canned black beans, rinse and set aside.
  2. Prepare brown rice as indicated on package. Usually 1/4 c dry rice makes 3/4 c cooked rice. Set cooked rice aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in frying pan. Sautee chopped onions and slivered almonds in the oil until lightly browned.
  4. Stir in cooked rice, salt, and pepper.
  5. Stir in black beans.
  6. Continue to stir-fry ingredients until everything is hot.
  7. Put contents of frying pan into serving dish.
  8. Stir in mozarella cheese.

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