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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Recipe of the Day
Black Beans and Rice
1-tablespoon canola oil or
extra virgin olive oil
1/2 medium onion, thinly
sliced across the grain
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups cooked medium- or
long-grain white rice, or brown basmati rice
1 1/2 cups cooked black beans with
approx. 1/2 cup of their cooking liquid
1/3 teaspoon salt
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium
heat, and add the onion. Cook approx. five minutes. Stir in the garlic. Cook 30
seconds to a minute. Add the rice, beans and about 1/2 cup broth from the beans.
Stir gently for approx. five minutes until the mixture is heated through, and
serve. The mixture should be moist.
recipe provides 6 servings
Nutritional information per serving (based on six servings): 151
calories; 3 grams fat; 26 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams dietary fiber; 5 grams