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Cuban-Style Rice & Beans

  • Cooking Time

    mins
  • Prep time

    mins
  • Serves

    people

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%
  • 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
  • 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.