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Skillet Black Beans and Rice

This has wonderful bright flavors, and is sooooo filling.Also a great way to get healthy whole-grains and fiber into your diet. It could be a vegetarian main dish or even a side dish. It is simple to prepare. If you like more spice, add a little cayenne.

Prep time: 5 Min. Cook time: 45 Min. Serves: 6

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion, chopped

2 garlic clove, minced

1 (15 ounce) can organic black beans, undrained

1 (14 1/2 ounce) can organic diced tomato, undrained (I like Mexican or Italian style)

1 (4 ounce) can green chilies

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 tablespoon cilantro(dry) or 1/4 Cup fresh

2 teaspoons paprika

2 teaspoons Cumin

1 tablespoon chili powder

3 cups brown rice cooked

1 cup water

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high.
Add onion and cook about 3 minutes until tender.
Stir in remaining ingredients EXCEPT rice.
Bring to a boil then stir in water and rice.
Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Serve with sliced avacado and a banana as sides if making this a main dish.

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