Cuban Rice & Beans

Cuban Rice & Beans

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Cook Time 25 min

Ingredients:

  • 4 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread, divided
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion, divided
  • 1 cup uncooked regular rice or converted
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, undrained
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves, crushed

Directions:

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons Country Crock® Spread in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat and cook 1/2 cup onion, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until tender. Add rice and cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes or until rice is golden. Add water and salt and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
  2. Meanwhile, melt remaining 2 tablespoons Spread in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat and cook remaining 1/2 cup onion with green pepper, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in remaining ingredients and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes.
  3. Arrange rice on serving platter in a ring. Arrange vegetables in center of rice ring. Garnish, if desired, with cilantro.

Cost per recipe*: $2.22

Cost per serving*: $.55

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion 1 serving Servings Per Conatiner Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320
Calories from Fat 60
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 580 mg
Total Carbs 56 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 9 g
Calcium 6 %
Iron 20 %
Vitamin C 20 %
Vitamin A 10 %
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