Black Beans and Rice

A classic southern dish with a distinctly sprouty twist.

Ingredients

Serves 6

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups onion - chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 sweet pepper (any or all colors) - chopped
  • 3 cups Black Bean Sprouts
  • 2 cups Brown Rice Sprouts
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp. white pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 pound smoked ham or sausage (optional)

Directions

  • In a large pan heat 2T olive oil - when hot, saute half of the onion, garlic bell pepper, salt, and seasoning peppers.
  • When tender add the Black Bean and Rice Sprouts along with the bay leaf and water. Mix well.
  • Cover and cook over low heat for 45 minutes or until beans are tender.

Meanwhile......

  • Heat the remaining 2T olive oil in another pan and saute the meat product lightly.
  • Add the remaining veggies and cook until you're happy.

 

Serve the meat saute over the beans + rice if you are opting for meat.

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