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Ready to eat family pot of Spanish Rice and Beans.

Spanish Rice and Beans

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 12
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner
  • Method: One pot
  • Cuisine: Vegan, gluten free

Description

This Spanish Rice and Beans is super easy to make, prepared in one pot for easy meal prep and made with authentic spices. Everything is ready in under 25 minutes, packed with fantastic flavors, also naturally vegan and gluten free. Even picky family members will love this.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups uncooked rice
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 4 tsp smoked paprika
  • salt, pepper to taste
Optional add ons:
  • 12 pinch saffron
  • 3/4 cup bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup onions
  • 1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped and pitted olives

Instructions

  1. Heat a pot with a bit of oil – or vegetable broth if you avoid oil. Add minced garlic, optional bell pepper, and onions.
  2. Fry everything for around 3 minutes before adding uncooked rice, tomato sauce, vegetable broth, smoked paprika, and optional soaked saffron.
  3. Cook everything according the rice package instructions. Mine was ready in 8 minutes, so it really depends on your rice and brand. Last mix in optional olives and parsley.
  4. Serve on plates or bowls and devour, yum.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 198
  • Sugar: 4.8 g
  • Sodium: 140 mg
  • Fat: 0.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0.4 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.0 g
  • Fiber: 6.0 g
  • Protein: 7.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g