Cuban Rice Bowl

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Bowls, Main Course, Side Dishes
Cuisine Cuban
Servings 4 servings
Calories 325.25 kcal


  • Stove


  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 1/2 cups sweet potatoes chopped small
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 15 oz black beans canned, drained
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth ***Click on our Homemade Vegetable Broth link
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp lime juice fresh squeezed, no added sugar or preservatives
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce to taste
  • 2 cups brown rice cooked


  • In a large skillet with a lid, sauté garlic and sweet potatoes in the olive oil until garlic is soft, about 3 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and stir in beans, vegetable broth, chili powder, paprika, and cumin. Bring to a simmer and cover. Cook for approximately 25 minutes or until sweet potatoes are soft.
  • Mix in lime juice and hot sauce. Serve over hot cooked rice.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Cuban Rice Bowl
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 325.25 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.05g8%
Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
Sodium 257.05mg11%
Potassium 777.41mg22%
Carbohydrates 60.5g20%
Fiber 12.6g53%
Sugar 4.33g5%
Protein 10.71g21%
Vitamin A 12710.47IU254%
Vitamin B1 0.31mg21%
Vitamin B2 0.19mg11%
Vitamin B3 67.79mg339%
Vitamin B5 1.32mg13%
Vitamin B6 0.66mg33%
Vitamin C 8.43mg10%
Vitamin E 2.3mg15%
Vitamin K 11.12µg11%
Calcium 95.04mg10%
Copper 0.42mg21%
Folate 80.79µg20%
Iron 4.31mg24%
Manganese 1.54mg77%
Magnesium 104.08mg26%
Phosphorus 244.19mg24%
Selenium 2.73µg4%
Zinc 1.56mg10%
Ess-Methionine 178.65mg
Ess-Tryptophan 134.47mg
Ess-Threonine 398.59mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 581.21mg
Ess-Arginine 585.34mg
Ess-Lysine 604.11mg
Ess-Leucine 827.77mg
Ess-Isoleucine 457.24mg
Ess-Histidine 265.83mg
Ess-Valine 591.75mg
* 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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