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Tropical Black Beans and Rice

Total Time
37 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
These beans and rice are a flavorful, refreshing way to go vegetarian. If you're not a mango lover, substitute papaya in its place.
Ingredients

olive oil

2 tsp

uncooked red onion(s)

½ cup(s), sliced, chopped

unsweetened orange juice

½ cup(s)

fresh lime juice

cup(s)

cilantro

2 Tbsp, fresh, chopped

cayenne pepper

½ tsp

sweet red pepper(s)

½ medium, chopped (about 1/2 cup)

green pepper(s)

½ medium, chopped (about 1/2 cup)

mango(es)

1 small, diced

garlic clove(s)

2 medium clove(s), minced

canned black beans

15 oz, rinsed and drained

long grain cooked brown rice

3 cup(s), kept hot

Instructions

  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add oil and heat over medium heat until sizzling.
  2. Add all ingredients except beans and rice. Cook, stirring occasionally, until peppers are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in beans. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Serve over rice. Yields about 3/4 cup rice and 1 cup bean mixture per serving.

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