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Belizean Rice and Beans



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 55 mins (10m prep + 45m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

gluten free belizean rice and beans

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. 2.Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. 3.Add the cumin and coriander and cook for another minute.
  4. 4.Add the rice, coconut milk, and 1 1/2 cups of water to the pot and stir well.
  5. 5.Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cover the pot.
  6. 6.Simmer for 18-20 minutes, or until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed.
  7. 7.Stir in the black beans and cilantro.
  8. 8.Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. 9.Serve with lime wedges on the side.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor a little extra kick, add a diced jalapeno pepper to the pot with the onion and garlic.
  • chevron_rightIf you don't have fresh cilantro, you can use dried cilantro instead.