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Cuban Rice & Black Beans

  • Cooking Time

    mins
  • Prep time

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  • Serves

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  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion, divided
  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon Cube(s), cut in half, divided
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 can (15 oz.) low sodium black beans, undrained
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 1 Heat 2 Tbsp. oil in 3-qt. saucepan over medium heat and cook 1/2 cup onion, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 5 minutes. Add rice and cook, stirring frequently, until rice is golden, about 2 minutes. Add water and 1/2 Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon Cube and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered until rice is tender, about 45 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat remaining 2 Tbsp. oil in 2-qt. saucepan over medium heat and cook remaining 1/2 cup onion with green pepper, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until beans are tender, about 12 minutes.
  • 3 Garnish, if desired, with cilantro.