Rice with Black Beans and Pineapple
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
This could be a main dish itself, but is also a great side dish for tacos, enchiladas or grilled meats.
1 cup rice, long grain white, uncooked
2 cups vegetable broth, reduced sodium
1 cup black beans, reduced sodium
1 cup salsa, red
1 cup pineapple, fresh, cut into 1 inch cubes
1/2 cup corn, frozen white kernels, or fresh
1/2 cup cilantro, fresh, chopped
2 teaspoons olive oil
In a small saucepan, add olive oil and heat over medium high heat. Add rice and stir, cooking for about 1 minute. Add broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cover, cook for approximately 20 minutes. When done, pour rice into a serving bowl and stir in salsa, beans, corn, cilantro and chopped pineapple.
Per Serving: 300 calories,3 g fat, .5 g saturated fat,6.5 g protein, 62 g carbohydrates, 5g dietary fiber, 562 mg sodium