This easy black beans and rice recipe goes great with just about any meat, or you can stir in diced chicken or sausage to make a one-dish meal. It is versatile, inexpensive, and very tasty.
This black and beans rice recipe is so good, y’all. It’s one of my family’s favorite dishes, and it’s so versatile! Serve it as a side with any meat of your choice, stir in some chicken or sausage, use it to fill burritos, or just eat it on its own. So many possibilities!
How to Make Black Beans and Rice
Since I can eat way more than my fair share of black bean rice, I like to double the recipe so we have leftovers for lunches. It works well in lunchboxes, or I like to make a quick burrito bowl with the addition of some lettuce, salsa, sour cream and cheese.
I found inspiration for this recipe on AllRecipes years ago, and I think it may be the first time I ever cooked with cumin. I was instantly sold! If you haven’t yet cooked with cumin, just trust me that it makes the dish. It’s definitely worth buying a jar if you don’t already have some. I always include it in my Mexican recipes now because I love its distinctive flavor, and it’s all thanks to these black beans and rice.
I hope you love this recipe as much as we do!
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