Pantry Rice & Beans

Pantry Rice & Beans

Recipe by Lara Dominianni 


4 servings

*all ingredients can be found at Trader Joes!

  • 1c uncooked rice
  • 115oz can black beans, strained
  • 2tbsp lime juice
  • 2c chicken broth (or water)
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 white onion, diced
  • generous shakes of: salt, pepper, cumin, smoked paprika, onion powder, cayenne and a little turmeric (I add to taste, didn’t measure)



  1. In a large pot over medium heat, saute onion in olive oil until translucent.
  2. Add rice and toast for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add broth and bring pot to a boil. Once boiling, bring down to a simmer until rice is basically cooked through.
  4. Stir in the beans and spices, let sit for a few minutes.
  5. Add in the lime juice, and mix to fluff rice. Add salt and pepper to your liking.
  6. Serve and enjoy!


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