Side Dishes

Black Beans and Rice

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This black beans and rice recipe is cilantro lime rice and black beans, all cooked together to make a savory and flavorful side dish. Black beans and rice are perfect when paired with grilled meats or served alongside Mexican or Cuban food.

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1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup onion ( finely diced )
2 tsp minced garlic
1 1/2 cups long grain white rice ( uncooked )
1 tsp ground cumin
3 cups chicken broth
salt and pepper to taste
2 15 ounce cans black beans ( rinsed and drained )
2 tbsp lime juice
1/3 cup cilantro leaves ( chopped )
cilantro sprigs and lime wedges for garnish
Nutritions

Calories
188

Sodium
313mg
13% DV

Fat
2g
3% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
34g
11% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV