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Cuban Ham and Black Bean Bowl

Total Time
18 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
3 min
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy
Keep pouches of precooked rice in your freezer to make quick and easy bowls like this one.
Ingredients

cooking spray

3 spray(s)

cooked lean ham

cup(s), diced

no-salt-added canned drained black beans

¾ cup(s)

ground cumin

½ tsp

dried oregano

½ tsp

fresh lime juice

1 tsp, plus an extra lime wedge

table salt

1 pinch, optional

cooked medium grain brown rice

½ cup(s)

fat free salsa

¼ cup(s), fresh variety recommended

cilantro

2 Tbsp, chopped

Instructions

  1. Coat a medium skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add ham; cook, stirring often, until browned, about 2 minutes. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  2. Add beans, cumin, oregano, and a couple tsp water (enough to make mixture saucy) to same skillet; heat over medium heat, stirring, until hot, about 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in lime juice and season with a pinch salt (optional).
  3. Put rice in a bowl; top with ham, beans, salsa, and cilantro. Serve with a lime wedge.
  4. Makes 1 serving.

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