Black Beans and Rice
20 mins (prep 20)
15 ingredients
makes 4 to 6 servings
Black beans and rice is a common staple among Hispanic culture because it is hearty, nutritious and easy on your budget. This recipe adds fresh peppers and scallions for an extra kick in every bite.

Categories:  real-simple , winter , cuban , spanish , side-dishes~vegetables , rice~grains , beans , mexican , quick , main-dishes ,
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Serving Size (80.6 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 161.79 Calories from Fat 108.18
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.02g 73.96%
Saturated Fat 2.04g 40.82%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 39.63mg 52.84%
Sodium 1314.94mg 219.16%
Total Carbohydrate 0.16g 0.21%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.02 g %
Protein 13.26g 106.07%
Vitamin A 19.52IU% Vitamin C 0.04mg%
Calcium 7.17mg% Iron 0.67mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
long-grain rice, medium onion, green or red pepper, cloves garlic, freshly ground black pepper, ground cumin, sliced scallions