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Cuban Beans and Rice

Cuban Beans and Rice

159 Ratings
159 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Vinegar, oregano, garlic, and onions kick up the flavor in this classic rice and bean recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup green bell pepper (diced)
  • 3 cups black beans, canned, low-sodium (or cooked from dry)
  • 2 cups chicken broth (low sodium)
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano (dried)
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 3 cups brown rice (cooked)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet. Sauté the garlic, onion, and green bell pepper until golden, about 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in the beans, broth, vinegar, and seasoning; bring to a boil then lower to a simmer. Cook covered for 5 minutes.
  4. Spoon over cooked rice and serve.

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups prepared beans and rice, 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 335
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 225 mg
Carbohydrates 62 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 84 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 700 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 335
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 62 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Minerals
Calcium 84 mg
Potassium 700 mg
Sodium 225 mg
Copper 503 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 118 mg
Phosphorus 319 mg
Selenium 17 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 7 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 37 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 8 mcg
Folate 96 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.4 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 5 mg
Choline 52 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/4 cups
Grains 2 ounces
Protein Foods 3 ounces

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