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Easy Mexican Beans and Rice

What you need: 

1 medium onion
1-2 cloves garlic
1 15oz. can kidney beans, or other bean if preferred, rinsed
1 15oz. can diced tomatoes w/ green chiles
1 veg. bouillon cube (or 2 cups veg. broth)
2 cups water (omit if using 2 cups veg. broth)
1 cup uncooked white rice (any kind can be used)
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
shake of Adobo spice, optional (mix of spicy spices)
salt to taste

What you do: 

Chop onions and garlic. Put the water or veg. broth in a pot with a lid and bring to a boil. (Once boiling, add boullion cube to water.) Add the garlic, onion, beans, and tomatoes and chiles, and bring to a boil again. Add the rice, oil, spices, and salt and stir. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low simmer, stir once more and cover with lid. Cook about 15-20 minutes, until water is absorbed. It may be a shorter or longer time depending on which kind of rice you use, so keep checking!

Preparation Time: 
approximately 25 minutes
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
4-6
Recipe Category: 

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