Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Easy, one skillet side dish with beans for added fiber and bulk. Taken from the "Great Tasting Money Saving Meals" cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat until hot.
  2. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  3. Add carrots and thyme, cook and stir 4 minutes more.
  4. Add rice, 2 cups water, beans and salt; season to taste with black pepper if desired.
  5. Stir well; bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low.
  7. Sprinkle with cheese.
  8. Cover and simmer 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and all liquid is evaporated.

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