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Cuban-Style Rice & Beans

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  • 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

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Calories340
Calories from Fat100
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat1g
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium1340mg
Total Carbs46g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars5g
Protein13g
Calcium6%
Iron15%
Vitamin C15%
Vitamin A10%

All recipes have been analyzed for their nutrient content by Registered Dietitians using Genesis® R&D Food Development and Labeling Software.


  • 1 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.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 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.