Easy black beans and yellow rice

Yield: 2 Servings

Measure Ingredient
Vegetable cooking spray
½ cup Chopped onion
¼ cup Chopped celery
¼ cup Chopped green pepper
1 can (15 oz) black beans; drained
1 can (14.5 oz) whole tomatoes; Undrained & chopped
1 teaspoon Sugar
¾ teaspoon Italian seasoning
¼ teaspoon Garlic powder
¼ teaspoon Pepper
⅛ teaspoon Salt
⅛ teaspoon Hot sauce
⅓ cup Long grain white rice; Uncooked
¼ teaspoon Ground tumeric

Coat a medium saucepan with cooking spray, and place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion, celery and green pepper; cook, stirring constantly, until tender. Stir in drained beans and next 7 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently; set aside. Combine water, rice, and turmeric in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.

Remove rice from heat; let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

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