Cuban Black Beans and Rice with Roasted Peppers and Plantains
Cuban Black Beans and Rice with Roasted Peppers and Plantains
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    A fresh twist on authentic Cuban Black Beans and Rice with baked plantains (tostones), roasted vegetables, and avocado. A healthy, filling all-in-one meal that’s vegan and gluten free!

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
    • 2 ripe (almost black) very large plantains (about 1 pound), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick diagonal slices
    • 2 large red, yellow, or orange bell peppers (or a mix), cut into 3/4-inch slices and halved
    • 1 small red onion, cut into rough 3/4-inch pieces
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
    • 3 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
    • 1/2 teaspoon allspice, divided
    • 1 small jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped (about 1 tablespoon)
    • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons)
    • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
    • 3 cups Cuban Black Beans (so good!), or if you are in a hurry, 2 (15-ounce) cans low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
    • Sliced radishes
    • Diced avocado
    • Chopped fresh cilantro
    • Lime wedges

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 305 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.12%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 7.45%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 813 mg 33.87%
    • Calcium: 42 mg 4.18%
    • Potassium: 795 mg 22.7%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.01%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 55 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.87%
    • Sugar: 18 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 28.6%
    • Vitamin C 39.1%
    • 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit2
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq