Caribbean Rice and Beans
Caribbean Rice and Beans
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Caribbean Rice and red Beans -- Seasoned with garlic, onions and creole spice. Infused with bay leaves, thyme, Scotch bonnet and coconut milk.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup vegetable oil (or canola)
    • 2-3 garlic clove , minced
    • 1/2 medium onion , diced
    • 2 teaspoons creole spice
    • 2 cups uncooked long grain rice
    • 1 sprig fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 13.5 oz can (1 3/4 cups) coconut milk
    • 15.5 oz can red kidney beans , rinsed and drained
    • 2 small bay leaves
    • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
    • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth or water (see notes)
    • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon (optional)
    • 1 whole scotch bonnet pepper.
    • 1 teaspoons paprika (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 130 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 0.79%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.3%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0.02%
    • Calcium: 4 mg 0.41%
    • Potassium: 40 mg 1.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.33%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 27 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.88%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 5.66%
    • Vitamin C 0.01%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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