Caribbean Red Beans and Rice

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Appetizers, Bowls, Main Course, Side Dishes
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4 servings
Calories 214.71 kcal


  • Food Processor
  • Stove


  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 cup onion chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups celery chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 3/4 cups vegetable broth ••••Click on link for recipe
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 15 oz can of kidney beans drained, rinsed
  • 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, pour enough of the broth to cover the bottom of the pan. Heat to medium high and add the onion mixture . Sauté until soft, stirring often. Add rosemary, thyme, cloves, and beans. Stir well. Heat for 2 more minutes.
  • Reduce heat to medium and mix in the remaining 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 cup)
Calories 214.71 Calories from Fat 14
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.59g2%
Saturated Fat 0.36g2%
Sodium 440.61mg19%
Potassium 531.36mg15%
Carbohydrates 45.51g15%
Fiber 7.53g31%
Sugar 4.63g5%
Protein 8.84g18%
Vitamin A 373.41IU7%
Vitamin B1 0.28mg19%
Vitamin B2 0.15mg9%
Vitamin B3 2.57mg13%
Vitamin B5 0.56mg6%
Vitamin B6 0.51mg26%
Vitamin B12 0µg0%
Vitamin C 9.39mg11%
Vitamin D 0µg0%
Vitamin E 0.39mg3%
Vitamin K 22.32µg21%
Calcium 82.8mg8%
Copper 0.24mg12%
Folate 66.73µg17%
Iron 2.83mg16%
Manganese 1.1mg55%
Magnesium 71.11mg18%
Phosphorus 205.44mg21%
Selenium 6.2µg9%
Zinc 1.22mg8%
Ess-Methionine 122mg
Ess-Tryptophan 100mg
Ess-Threonine 294mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 453mg
Ess-Arginine 475mg
Ess-Lysine 495mg
Ess-Leucine 671mg
Ess-Isoleucine 368mg
Ess-Histidine 215mg
Ess-Valine 463mg
* 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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