Creamy Rice and Beans in Three Classic Flavors
Creamy Rice and Beans in Three Classic Flavors
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    Arroz Cremoso y Frijoles en Tres Sabores Clásicos

    Ingredients

    • 2 medium fresh poblano peppers (for the red chile version, choose red poblanos, red Anaheim/New Mexicos, red pimentos or red bell peppers)
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 medium white onion, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
    • 1 cup medium-grain rice (you can use Arborio or any other risotto-appropriate rice here)
    • 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth (2 cups if using a pressure cooker)
    • Salt
    • 1 to 2 canned chipotle chiles en adobo, stemmed, seeded and finely chopped
    • 2 tablespoons chipotle canning sauce
    • 1 tablespoon paprika, preferably smoky Spanish paprika
    • 1/2 15-ounce can white beans, drained
    • 1/4 cup chopped sundried tomatoes, rehydrated for 15 minutes in about 1/4 cup white wine, beer or water
    • 4 unpeeled garlic cloves, roasted in a dry skillet over medium heat for about 15 minutes until soft, peeled and finely chopped
    • 1/2 15-ounce can black beans, drained
    • 3/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (I usually use half cilantro, half parsley) OR 1/4 cup Green Chile Adobo (recipe below)
    • 1/3 cup grated Mexican queso añejo or other garnishing cheese such as Romano or Parmesan
    • 1/2 15-ounce can white (aka Cannellini, Navy or Great Northern) beans, drained

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 748 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 37.56%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 35.54%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 20 mg 6.57%
    • Sodium: 1842 mg 76.73%
    • Calcium: 374 mg 37.42%
    • Potassium: 1131 mg 32.33%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 41.92%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 104 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 17 g 68.66%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 30 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 24.16%
    • Vitamin C 5.68%
    • Vitamin D 0.23%
    • * 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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