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Brown Rice and Black Beans

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3/4 cups brown rice
  • 2 cups low sodium vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 can black beans (14-18 ounces), drained
  • 1 stalk fresh scallion
Brown Rice and Black Beans

Directions

In a large pot over medium heat, add oil to the pot. Add onions and garlic and occasionally stir for 3-4 minutes until onions are translucent. Add brown rice, stir for approx. 1 minute. Add stock, cover pot and lower heat, cook for approx. 35-40 minutes. Once rice is cooked, add spices, black beans and stir. Garnish with slivers of scallion as desired.