Black Beans and Rice

Black Beans & Rice doesn't have to be boring! Prepared the right way, your Black Beans & Rice dish can quickly become a family favorite. Get started with this timeless recipe.
black beans and rice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 cup uncooked white rice, long grain or jasmine rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth (or stock)
  • 2x 14 ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3-4 tablespoons lime juice (adjust to your tastes)
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped coriander (or parsley), to garnish
  1. Heat oil in a stockpot or saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onion and sauté until onion is transparent.
  3. Add the garlic and sauté for a further minute.
  4. Add the cumin and rice, mix the flavors through and sauté for a further minute.
  5. Pour in the broth and beans, bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender (stirring halfway through).
  6. Remove from heat and drizzle with a small amount of olive oil (about 2 teaspoons), lime juice.
  7. Served with grilled chicken.
black beans and rice