Cuban-Style Rice & Beans

Cuban-Style Rice & Beans

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Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 340
Calories from Fat 100
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 1340 mg
Total Carbs 46 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 13 g
Vitamin A 10 %
Vitamin C 15 %
Calcium 6 %
Iron 15 %
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  • Recipe Serves6
  • Preparation Time10 min
  • Cooking Time30 min
  • Stand Time10 min

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp. oil, divided
  • 1 sweet plantain, cut in small cubes
  • 8 ounces deli ham, cut in small cubes
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 packet Knorr® Mi Arroz™ White Rice Seasoning Mix
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley leaves or cilantro

Directions

  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook plantains, stirring frequently, until golden, about 5 minutes. Remove to paper towels; season lightly, if desired, with salt; set aside.
  • Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in same skillet over medium-high heat and cook ham, stirring frequently, until browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in onion and cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown, 5 minutes.
  • Stir in cumin and rice and cook, stirring frequently, about 4 minutes. Stir in water, Knorr® Mi Arroz™ White Rice Seasoning Mix and beans. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Stir in Parsley, top with plantains.
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