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Easy Red Beans and Rice

Easy Red Beans and Rice

205 Ratings
205 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 8 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This flavorful dish is traditionally eaten on Monday nights in many homes and uses dry beans, onion, pepper, and spices.

Ingredients

  • cooking oil spray, as needed (non-stick)
  • 1 onion (medium, peeled and chopped)
  • 1 green bell pepper (medium, washed, seeded and chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes, low-sodium (14.5 ounces each)
  • 1 can kidney beans, low-sodium (15.5 oz, drained and rinsed)
  • 6 cups cooked brown rice

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Spray skillet with cooking oil spray, if using.
  3. Cook onion and pepper over medium heat for 5 minutes or until tender.
  4. Add garlic powder, tomatoes, and kidney beans.
  5. Bring mixture to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Serve over rice.

Notes

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Source:

2009 Recipe Calendar
University of Maryland Extension
Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup, 1/8 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 233
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Carbohydrates 48 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 67 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 449 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 233
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 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 48 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 8 g
Minerals
Calcium 67 mg
Potassium 449 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Copper 315 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 94 mg
Phosphorus 208 mg
Selenium 15 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 9 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mg
Vitamin C 23 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 7 mcg
Folate 33 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 39 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 cups
Grains 2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 ounces

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