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Belizean Rice and Beans


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 50 mins (10m prep + 40m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

rice and beans belize recipe vegetarian

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large pot, sauté the onion and garlic until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. 2.Add the rice, beans, coconut milk, water, thyme, paprika, salt, and black pepper to the pot and stir well.
  3. 3.Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cover the pot.
  4. 4.Simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed.
  5. 5.Fluff the rice with a fork and serve hot.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, you can add a chopped bell pepper or some diced tomatoes to the pot.
  • chevron_rightIf you prefer a spicier dish, add some hot sauce or cayenne pepper to taste.