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anyway to jazz up brown rice and black beans without adding meat?

rice and beans

asked by Danedane over 5 years ago

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added over 5 years ago

Add green onions, diced tomatoes and cilantro

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added over 5 years ago

I'm a big fan of chipotle chiles in adobo sauce to add great smoky meaty flavor w/o meat. Just one from the can diced will add alot. Also corn or hominy will add texture variation that is nice.

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added over 5 years ago

We have rice and beans almost weekly. I love avocado and a fruit salsa. Also, a dollop of Greek yogurt. I like to roll it up in a corn tortilla too.

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added over 5 years ago

Portabello mushrooms, chunked up.

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added over 5 years ago

Caramelized onions or roasted, diced Hatch chile peppers.

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added over 5 years ago

Truth is, you can add any vegetable you can think of that you'd like -- or any combination of veggies -- to your rice and beans. Once threw in some previously roasted potatoes and garlic, and it was heavenly. Wouldn't have thought about adding potatoes to beans and rice, but why not?

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added over 5 years ago

Make black bean chili with winter squash or sweet potatoes, serve over plain rice -- or boulangere's cilantro rice -- http://www.food52.com/recipes.... Both are great recipes that would compliment each other well.
Have rice with the meal, make black bean brownies for dessert -- http://www.food52.com/recipes...
Rice and beans is a classic combination and you will find many traditional recipes -- happy eating!

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