Caribbean Red Beans and Rice

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizers, Bowls, Main Course, Side Dishes
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4 servings
Calories 243.28 kcal


  • Food Processor
  • Stove


  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 cup onion chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups celery chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 15 oz can of kidney beans drained, rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth ••••Click on link for recipe
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups brown rice uncooked
  • 1/8 tsp salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper to taste


  • Using a food processor, add garlic, onion, celery, and parsley. Process until finely grated or minced.
  • In a large stock pot with a lid, sauté onion mixture in the olive oil over medium high heat until soft, stirring often. Add rosemary, thyme, cloves, and beans. Stir well. Heat for 2 more minutes.
  • Reduce heat to medium and mix in vegetable broth, water, bay leaves and rice. Bring to a low simmer, cover, and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Lower heat to low, uncover, and cook for 10 more minutes or until rice is done and when liquid is almost absorbed. Remove bay leaves and season with salt and pepper.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Caribbean Red Beans and Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 243.28 Calories from Fat 46
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.08g8%
Saturated Fat 0.83g5%
Sodium 438.98mg19%
Potassium 522.99mg15%
Carbohydrates 45.25g15%
Fiber 7.48g31%
Sugar 4.53g5%
Protein 8.8g18%
Vitamin A 363.81IU7%
Vitamin B1 0.27mg18%
Vitamin B2 0.15mg9%
Vitamin B3 2.56mg13%
Vitamin B5 0.55mg6%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg25%
Vitamin C 9.16mg11%
Vitamin E 0.86mg6%
Vitamin K 23.44µg22%
Calcium 80.96mg8%
Copper 0.23mg12%
Folate 65.96µg16%
Iron 2.79mg16%
Manganese 1.08mg54%
Magnesium 70.62mg18%
Phosphorus 204.83mg20%
Selenium 6.17µg9%
Zinc 1.21mg8%
Ess-Methionine 121.55mg
Ess-Tryptophan 99.48mg
Ess-Threonine 294.13mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 452.1mg
Ess-Arginine 475mg
Ess-Lysine 494.08mg
Ess-Leucine 669.79mg
Ess-Isoleucine 367.42mg
Ess-Histidine 214.72mg
Ess-Valine 462.33mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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