Cuban Red Beans and Rice

  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    In this easy version of a classic Cuban dish, red kidney beans are seasoned with onion, bell pepper, garlic, cumin, and oregano. If you prefer black beans, use them instead, or sprinkle the dish with cilantro.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 white onion, diced small (1/2 cup)
    • 1/4 green bell pepper, diced small (1/2 cup)
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves
    • 1 cup long-grain white rice
    • 1 can (15.5 ounces) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
    • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 239 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 11.69%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.65%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 317 mg 13.21%
    • Calcium: 67 mg 6.72%
    • Potassium: 121 mg 3.46%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.36%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 33 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.7%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 1.96%
    • Vitamin C 29.23%
    • 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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