Mexican Bean and Fried Rice

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Prep Time 40 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Bowls, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 292.08 kcal

Equipment

  • Stove

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/4 cup onion minced
  • 2 cups bell peppers julienned
  • 1/2 cup purple cabbage shredded
  • 1/2 cup carrots diced
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup green beans chopped to about 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 14oz can tomatoes diced, fire roasted
  • 1 cup tomatoes crushed
  • 1 15.5 oz can kidney beans canned, drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels fresh or canned, no salt added
  • 2 tbsp green chillies
  • 1 tbsp oregano dried
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp liquid smoke Wright's liquid smoke
  • 3 cups brown rice long-grained, cooked
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oil over medium high heat and saute the onions until translucent for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the bell peppers and cabbage; continue sauteing for another 4 minutes until cabbage begins to wilt then reduce the heat to medium.
  • Add in the veggies, tomatoes, kidney beans, corn, green chillies, oregano, cumin, chili powder, and liquid smoke. Cook until the veggies are tender for another 12 to 15 minutes; stirring every 5 minutes or so.
  • Turn the heat back to medium high and stir the cooked rice into the pan. Keep stirring; cook until the rice is thoroughly heated, about 10 minutes.
  • Before serving, add salt to taste. Enjoy!

Notes

Take your meal on the go by wrapping your beans and rice in a whole wheat tortilla. Drizzle with a some salsa for a little heat.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Mexican Bean and Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 292.08 Calories from Fat 62
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.92g11%
Saturated Fat 1.04g7%
Sodium 460.91mg20%
Potassium 859.65mg25%
Carbohydrates 51.96g17%
Fiber 10.09g42%
Sugar 10.44g12%
Protein 9.7g19%
Vitamin A 2794.45IU56%
Vitamin B1 0.33mg22%
Vitamin B2 0.16mg9%
Vitamin B3 3.64mg18%
Vitamin B5 1.02mg10%
Vitamin B6 0.51mg26%
Vitamin C 86mg104%
Vitamin E 2.4mg16%
Vitamin K 34.6µg33%
Calcium 80.29mg8%
Copper 0.3mg15%
Folate 92.29µg23%
Iron 2.98mg17%
Manganese 1.59mg80%
Magnesium 99.43mg25%
Phosphorus 233.7mg23%
Selenium 1.42µg2%
Zinc 1.66mg11%
Ess-Arginine 545mg
Ess-Histidine 228.41mg
Ess-Isoleucine 387.58mg
Ess-Leucine 724mg
Ess-Lysine 507.41mg
Ess-Methionine 144.91mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 482mg
Ess-Threonine 367.66mg
Ess-Tryptophan 104.58mg
Ess-Valine 493.41mg
* 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 usda.gov.

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