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Rice and Black Bean Pilaf

What you need: 

1 1/2 cups rice (brown or white)
2 teaspoons olive oil
cooking spray
3/4 cup celery , chopped
1/2 cup onion, chopped
14 ounces vegetable broth
1 (15.5 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon lime juice
shredded cheese alternative, optional

What you do: 

1. Cook rice according to the directions. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
2. Add celery and onion; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add cooked rice and everything except lime juice and vegan cheese. Stir gently. Bring to boil; reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
3. Add lime juice and mix gently. Sprinkle with cheese before serving, if desired
Source of recipe: I found this recipe in my kitchen from a while back, and I cant remember where I found it. I have changed a few things over time.

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes, Cooking time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 
20 minutes
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