Courtesy of Roots Natural Organic Foods
http://www.rootsnatural.ca

Warming Mexican Beans and Rice

Diet Type: Low Fat

Cooking Time: Under 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  2 cups cooked pinto or aduki beans
  1/2 teaspoon salt
  1 teaspoon oregano
  1 teaspoon chili powder
  1/2 teaspoon Cumin
  1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  2 tomatoes, chopped
  3 cups cooked, warm brown rice
  Garnish with chopped scallion, chopped parsley, bell pepper strips and avocado
  1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (optional)
 
Directions:

In a large skillet, mix together beans with spices and cook over medium heat for 7-8 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until heated through. Stir in olive oil (optional, not included in nutrition analysis). Place warmed rice on individual serving plates and spoon beans on top. Garnish and serve.

Servings: 2

Author: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health™

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 2
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 570
Calories from Fat 47
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g8%
  Saturated Fat 1g5%
  Mono Fat 2g 
Sodium 1315mg55%
Total Carbs 113g38%
  Dietary Fiber 18g74%
Protein 20g 
Iron43%
Calcium16%
Vitamin B-640%
Vitamin C30%
Vitamin E14%
Vitamin A13%
Selenium33%
Manganese200%
Copper35%
Zinc25%
Pantothenic acid18%
Niacin28%
Riboflavin18%
Thiamin40%
Folate45%
Potassium33%
Phosphorus49%
Magnesium53%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.