Black Beans and Rice with Cilantro

Black Beans and Rice with Cilantro

Mexican Cuisine


1 1/2 cups White Rice
15oz Canned Tomatoes
2 tbsp Olive Oil
4 Cloves of Garlic
1 Fresh Jalapeño
8oz Black Beans
2 tsp Ground Cumin
1 tsp Chilli Powder
1/4 cup Fresh Oregano
1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro
Salt and Pepper

Cook the rice according to the packets instructions, heat a saucepan and over a medium heat cook the chopped garlic and jalapeño in the olive oil, when they begin to change colour add the beans, salt, cumin and chilli powder, cook for a couple of minutes stirring occasionally, add in the canned tomatoes and bring to a simmer for 5 – 10 minutes or until everything is tender, add in the chopped Cilantro, oregano and the cooked rice, stir well and serve.

Nutritional Information

Calories Calories from fat Total fat Saturated fat Trans fat Cholesterol
552 84 9.4g 1.5g 0 0mg
Sodium Potassium Total carbs Dietary fibre Sugars Protein
15mg 1284mg 99.9g 13.3g 4.3g 19.2g
Vitamin A Vitamin C Calcium Iron - -
26% 30% 19% 49% - -
Low in saturated fat No cholesterol Very low in sodium Low in sugar High in manganese High in thiamin
Dinner Lunch

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