Recipe Details

Spanish Red Beans and Rice

Number of Servings: 6

Serving Size: 1 cup

Every household needs a Spanish red beans and rice dish. Feel free to make this with black beans if you prefer. Tastes great with grilled chicken or fish.

Name: Amount:
15 oz can of red, kidney, or black beans, rinsed and drained 1
14 1/2 oz can diced tomatoes, no salt added 1
Uncle Ben's whole-grain instant brown rice, dry 1 cup
salsa of your choice 0.75 cup
water 1 cup
Tabasco sauce (to taste) 4.50 drops
ground cumin 1 tsp
ground oregano 0.50 tsp
salt (opt) 0.50 tsp
shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese 1 cup

Mix together all but shredded cheese in a large mixing bowl.


Pour into 9x13 baking dish. Cover and put in oven to bake at 350.


When timer sounds, uncover, sprinkle cheese over top, and allow to melt in oven.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 235
Calories from Fat 11
Total Fat n/a
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 8mg
Sodium 654mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 41g
Dietary Fiber n/a
Sugars 7g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2 1/2 Starch 1 Vegetable