Coconut Caribbean Beans and Rice

Coconut Caribbean Beans and Rice

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut in thin bite-size strips
  • 1 (13.5oz) can lite coconut milk
  • 1 (8oz) can pineapple tidbits in juice (drained, but reserving juice)
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 (15oz) can S&W® Black Beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 1 papaya, peeled, seeded, cubed

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V

Vegetarian

LS

Low Sodium

LC

Low Calorie

GF

Gluten Free

45 min

Total Time

20 min

Prep Time

5

Servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut in thin bite-size strips
  • 1 (13.5oz) can lite coconut milk
  • 1 (8oz) can pineapple tidbits in juice (drained, but reserving juice)
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 (15oz) can S&W® Black Beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 1 papaya, peeled, seeded, cubed

Directions

In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and crushed pepper flakes. Cook 3 minutes or until slightly tender, stirring frequently. Add bell pepper; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in coconut milk. Measure reserved pineapple juice and add enough water to equal 2/3 cup. Stir into skillet. Stir in rice. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, stirring once or twice. Stir in pineapple, beans and papaya. Cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Salt and pepper to taste.

Serving Size: about 9oz each

Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories 240, Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 150mg, Carb 40g, Fiber 4g, Total Sugar 13g, Added Sugar 0g, Protein 6g, Vitamin D 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 6%, Potassium 8%

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.