Yellow Rice & Beans
Converted rice is a specially processed rice that’s less prone to becoming sticky or clumping.
Makes: 3 cups; Total time: 30 minutes
|1⁄4||1/4cup diced onion|
|1⁄2||1/2tsp. minced garlic|
|1⁄2||1/2tsp. ground tumeric|
|2||2tsp. extra-virgin olive oil|
|1⁄2||1/2cup converted dry white rice|
|1 1⁄4||1 1/4cups low-sodium chicken broth|
|1||1can black beans, drained and rinsed (15 oz.)|
|1||1Tbsp. seeded, minced jalapeño|
|Juice of ½ a lime|
|Salt to taste|
Sauté onion, garlic, and tumeric in oil in a saucepan over medium heat, 2–3 minutes. Add rice, stir to coat, then add broth and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until rice is tender, 15–20 minutes. Stir in beans and jalapeño; heat through.
Stir in lime juice and season with salt.
Per ¾ cup: 216 cal; 4g total fat; 350mg sodium; 36g carb; 6g fiber; 9g protein