Beans and Rice Recipes

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Beans and rice recipes are a staple in many households. They are often quick, easy, and inexpensive. This page contains beans and rice recipes.


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Quick and easy


  • 4 cups instant rice
  • 1 (15 oz.) can pinto beans, undrained
  • 1 cup shredded medium cheddar cheese
  • lemon pepper
  • seasoned salt


Make 4 cups of instant rice according to directions. Add undrained pinto beans, cheese, pepper, and seasoned salt. Stir and cook on low until the cheese is melted.

So good. Serve as a side dish. I like it with Tacos. Yummy and easy!

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

By dwedenoja from New Creek, WV

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This is a quick and easy recipe that tastes great, even the kids love it, and it costs less than $10 to make! (It's also great for diabetics!)


  • 2/3 cup rice
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • 3/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 (4 oz.) can chopped green chilies (we use mild for the kids)
  • 2 tsp. taco seasoning mix


Cook rice in 1 1/3 cups of water.

While rice cooks, coat a medium non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Over medium heat, cook onions until translucent, stir frequently. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Add rice, then serve.

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 8-10 Minutes

By Tammy from Berea, KY

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I make this a lot and in lots of different ways. It is a great staple and can either be made vegan or non-vegan, when used with actual meat or bone broth.

Total Time: 1 hour



  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 can beans
  • 1 can salsa
  • spices


  1. Cook rice by putting 1 cup rice with 2 cups boiling water in pot. Boil water for 10 minutes then turn to simmer until the water evaporates. Rice will be very sticky.
  2. Open up 2 cans of any beans. Add to the pot with the rice and mix.
  3. Add a can of salsa and spices as well.
  4. Serve with avocado or anything else.
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April 13, 2018

There are several ways to prepare this bean and rice dish. The variation of seasonings takes them for simple to a more Caribbean cuisine. Either way they are nutritious and good for you.


Substitute brown for the white rice and you move another bump up the healthy scale. This is a page containing black beans and rice recipes.

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