5-Ingredient Black Beans and Rice
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It doesn't get much easier than this recipe from Naturally Ella. Prep this ahead in a large batch and switch up the toppings for different variations all week, or make it for a simple weeknight dinner. We recommend topping with salsa, avocado slices, and hot sauce, but really anything goes here!

To make, you'll start the rice and cook according to instructions (this is the longest part of the cooking process!). Meanwhile, you'll combine the first four ingredients in a pan and simmer until most liquid has absorbed. You'll mix in spinach at the end and serve with rice and optional toppings. Enjoy!

What you'll Need: 
  • 1cup brown rice

  • 2 cups black beans with liquid

  • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds (or powder)

  • Juice from one lime

  • 2-3 handfuls of spinach 

Toppings (optional): 

  • avocado

  • salsa

  • Greek yogurt

  • extra veggies

  • hot sauce 


Get the full recipe and instructions from Naturally Ella here.

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