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Baja Black Beans, Corn and Rice

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A south of the border blend of textures and flavors. Serve hot as a main dish or side dish with grilled meat or chicken.

Preparation facts

Yield: 6 servings


6 cups (1.2kg) brown rice, cooked

1 2/3 cups (425g) black beans, (one 15-ounce can), rinsed and drained

1 2/3 cups (425g) corn, (one 15-ounce can), drained

4 fresh tomatoes, diced

1/2 cup (90g) red onion, chopped

1/2 cup (20g) cilantro, chopped

1 jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and diced

2 Tbs (30mL) fresh lime juice

1 Tbs (15mL) olive oil

1/2 tsp (3g) salt

1/4 tsp (1g) freshly ground black pepper

2 dashs hot sauce


Cook brown rice.

In a medium bowl, combine black beans, corn, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno, lime juice, oil, salt, pepper, and hot sauce.

To serve, place a scoop of hot rice in a bowl or on a plate, top with a generous scoop of the black bean mixture. Stir together before eating.

Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Calories 450
Calories from Fat 39 (9%)
% Daily Value*
7%Total Fat 4g
4%Saturated Fat 0.8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.4g
0%Cholesterol 0mg
14%Sodium 325mg
11%Potassium 384mg
31%Total Carbohydrate 92g
36%Dietary Fiber 8.9g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
20%Protein 10g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.
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