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Black Beans and Brown Rice

What you need: 

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup uncooked brown rice
2 cups vegetable broth
3 1/2 cups cooked black beans (about 2 cans), drained
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
salt, to taste
1-2 avocados, chopped
1 tomato, diced

What you do: 

1. Heat oil in a medium sized pan on medium high heat. Add onion and garlic, and saute until onion is translucent, about 4 minutes.
2. Add rice and saute for another 2 minutes. Add the vegetable broth and bring to a boil then cover and cook on low for 45 minutes.
3. When rice is done, add the black beans, cumin, cayenne, cilantro, and salt and heat until beans are warm. Serve with avocado and tomato as a garnish.
Source of recipe: Modified from

Preparation Time: 
10 min, Cooking time: 45 min
Cooking Time: 
45 min
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