Spicy Caribbean Black Beans and Rice

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

I love beans and rice --the carb lover coming out in me. Good as a main dish or side dish. This is a good one adapted from Cooking Light. Serving size: 1 3/4 c., 325 calories, 2.3 g fat, 62.2 g carb, 0 mg cholesterol.

Top Review by flower7

This was a very interesting dish - different from other beans and rice dishes I've had, but in a good way. I shredded the carrot and added a little extra sherry & balsamic. It is a little dry, since there is no "sauce" to speak of, but the flavor is very nice. Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a big saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, carrot, and garlic; saute/stir for 10 minutes.
  3. Add in the rice and the rest of the ingredients; cover, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  4. Discard the bay leaves.

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