January 07, 2022

This Fiesta Black Beans and Rice recipe is the perfect use of a few cabinet staples. Whether you're looking for a nutritious Taco Tuesday side or a fiesta flare to Meatless Monday, this dish has you covered! 

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Fiesta Black Beans and Rice 


  • 1 can low sodium black beans (rinsed and drained
  • 1 can fire-roasted diced tomatoes (undrained
  • 1 can diced green chilies 
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice 
  • 1/2 cup low sodium canned corn
  • 3/4 cup water 
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Salsa to taste


  1. In a large saucepan combine all ingredients except rice, and bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in rice, cover and remove from heat.
  3. Let stand 5-15 minutes until liquid is absorbed and fluff with a fork. 
  4. Top with salsa if desired. 

Nutrition facts

Servings: 4 

Calories: 275

Fat: 3g

Protein: 11g

Carbohydrates: 60g

Fiber: 10g 

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