Nicaraguan Red Beans and Rice

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.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 5

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
  • 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
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    440mg
    440%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    43g
    43%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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