America’s Choice
for Medium-Grain Rice

Herbed Black Beans and Rice

Serves 3 to 4
1 Member Rating


1 cup River® Whole Grain Brown Rice
4 bacon slices, finely diced
3 each garlic, finely minced
1 onion, finely chopped
1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 tsp ground cumin powder
1 tsp fresh oregano leaves
1 bay leaf
1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed


Prepare rice according to package directions.

While rice is cooking, heat a large skillet over medium heat and cook bacon until crisp.  Reserve bacon.  Add garlic, onion, bell pepper, cumin, oregano and bay leaf.  Sauté until vegetables are tender.  Add beans and cooked rice and heat through.  Serve topped with bacon, if desired.  Remove bay leaf before serving.   

*For vegetarian version omit bacon and sauté vegetables in 1 tablespoon olive oil.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.    See full nutrition

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

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