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Nicaraguan Red Beans and Rice

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Looking for a flavorful side dish using Green Giant® SELECT® peas and Old El Paso® Green Chiles? Then try this tasty bean and rice recipe.

Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Jennifer Morten
Katy, Texas

Ingredients

Beans 'n Rice

1 1/4
cups water
1 1/2
cups uncooked instant white rice
1
cup Green Giant™ SELECT® frozen baby sweet peas
3/4
cup chopped tomato
1
can (15 oz) red beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
cup chopped red onion
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice

Garnish, if desired

Sour cream
Lime wedges
Fresh cilantro sprigs

Steps

  • 1 In large saucepan, bring water to a boil over high heat. Add rice, peas, tomato, beans, chiles and garlic salt; mix well. Return to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 to 6 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Stir in onion, chopped cilantro and lime juice; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Stir well. Garnish as desired.
  • 1 In large saucepan, bring water to a boil over high heat. Add rice, peas, tomato, beans, chiles and garlic salt; mix well. Return to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 to 6 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Stir in onion, chopped cilantro and lime juice; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Stir well. Garnish as desired.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
9g
9%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
3 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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