Cuban-Style Black Beans & Rice

Cuban-Style Black Beans & Rice
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These black beans are made easy with stewed tomatoes and spices.
10 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

Beans

3 slices
bacon
1 small (1/2 cup)
onion, coarsely chopped
1 small (1/2 cup)
green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
1 (15-ounce) can
black beans, rinsed, drained
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can
stewed tomatoes*, cut up
1/2 teaspoon
chili powder
1/4 teaspoon
dried thyme leaves

Rice

3 cups
cooked instant brown rice
 
*Substitute 1 (15-ounce) can Mexican-style stewed tomatoes.

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, 8-10 minutes,  until crisp. Remove bacon and drippings from pan, leave 1 tablespoon pan drippingsin pan. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  2. Add green pepper and onion to skillet with drippings. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 2-3 minutes, until vegetables are crisply tender. Stir in crumbled bacon, beans, tomatoes, chili powder and thyme. Continue cooking, 10-15 minutes, until sauce is thickened.
  3. Serve black bean mixture over rice.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
260
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
47g
Protein
11g
Fat
4g
Sodium
270mg
Dietary Fiber
8g

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