Healthy Meal Prep
Moros y Cristianos (Cuban Black Beans and Rice)

Moros y Cristianos (Cuban Black Beans and Rice)

Description

Cuban rice with black beans.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • ½ large yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 ⅓ (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 4 cups chicken stock

Instructions


  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add bell pepper, onion, and garlic; cook and stir until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in crushed tomatoes and vinegar. Add cumin, salt, thyme, pepper flakes, and bay leaf. Cook for 3 minutes.
  2. Add black beans, then stir in white rice. Pour in chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender and all liquid has been absorbed, about 25 minutes; do not lift the cover during the cook time.

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Moros y Cristianos (Cuban Black Beans and Rice)

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 271.8
% Daily Value *
protein: 17 %
carbohydrates: 17 %
dietary fiber: 25 %
sugars:
fat: 4 %
saturated fat: 2 %
cholesterol: 1 %
vitamin a iu: 3 %
niacin equivalents: 32 %
vitamin b6: 12 %
vitamin c: 27 %
folate: 39 %
calcium: 5 %
iron: 22 %
magnesium: 15 %
potassium: 10 %
sodium: 46 %
thiamin: 39 %
calories from fat:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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