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Easy Red Beans and Rice

This flavorful dish is traditionally eaten on Monday nights in many homes and uses dry beans, onion, pepper, and spices.
Easy Red Beans and Rice Fixed

Recipe Source: ChooseMyPlate.gov


  • cooking oil spray, as needed (non-stick)
  • 1 onion (medium, peeled and chopped)
  • 1 green bell pepper (medium, washed, seeded and chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes (14.5 ounces each)
  • 1 can kidney beans (15.5 ounces, drained and rinsed)
  • 6 cups cooked brown rice


  1. Spray skillet with cooking oil spray.
  2. Cook onion and pepper over medium heat for 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add garlic powder, tomatoes, and kidney beans.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve over rice.
Serving Size: 1 Cup
Total Fat2 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium127 mg
Total Carbohydrate47 g
Dietary Fiber8 g
Total Sugars4 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein8 g
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