Beans 'n' rice cha cha cha

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Olive oil
2 larges Cloves garlic, minced
1 cup Sliced onion
1 cup Peeled, sliced celery
1 cup Sliced carrots
1 teaspoon Chili powder
¼ cup Canned diced green chiles
1 pounds Dried beans (black, navy,
\N \N Pinto, haricot, etc)
¼ \N Onion, roughly sliced
\N \N 1 Fat 263 Calories
2 cups Sliced mushrooms
2 cups Cooked basic black beans
\N \N (see following recipe)
½ cup Reserve bean stock
2 tablespoons Chopped cilantro
\N \N Salt and pepper to taste
3 cups Cooked brown rice
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
2 teaspoons Salt or to taste



1. In large deep saucepan heat olive oil, and saute garlic, onion, celery, carrots and chili powder, until onion is translucent.

2. Add chiles and mushrooms and saute 5 minues more.

3. Stir in beans, bean stock and cilantro. Season to taste.

4. Cover and simmer over low heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Serve over rice.


1. Prepare beans for cooking as described in How Cook Beans. (see next post)

2. Cook covered, with onion and lemon juice, until tender. Do not stir during cooking.

3. Add salt to taste

4. Set aside until next day. They should be somewhat soupy.

DEAL-A-MEAL CARDS USED: 1 Bread 1 Meat 1 Vegetable SOURCE: Richard Simmons Deal-A-Meal Golden Edition Cookbook Enjoy!

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