Rice with Cannellini Beans

Rice With Cannellini Beans

Rice With Cannellini Beans

This is a very colorful and heart healthy dish. Sautéed onions and carrots compliment the cannellini beans along with the flavorful tomato sauce.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

1 cup uncooked brown rice or brown basmati rice

2 Tbsp. extra light olive oil

2 carrots, peeled and cut into thin quarters

1 large red onion, peeled, quartered, and finely sliced

1 15.5 oz can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

½ tsp. red chili powder

¼ cup tomato sauce

1 tsp. salt or salt to taste

Begin cooking the rice using your preferred method. Set aside.

In a large skillet, heat the oil. Add the carrots and onions, and sauté for 7 minutes over medium heat. Add the beans, red chili powder, tomato sauce and salt. Simmer for 5-7 minutes. On a serving platter, form the rice into a ring. Fill the center with the cannellini bean and vegetables. Serve hot.

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About the Author:

Author of Spice Up Your Life, Bindu Grandhi is passionate about healthy and flavorful flexitarian cooking. She shares her health knowledge with the world by providing practical, healthy and tasty recipes as The Flex Cook.