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by dee

Blackbeans with Rice

A perfect dish for lovers of blackbeans and rice.



  1. Pick through beans to remove bad ones. Soak beans overnight in cold water. Drain and rinse
  2. In large soup pot or Dutch oven, stir together beans, water, green pepper, onion, oil, bay leaves, garlic, and salt. Cover and boil for 1 hour.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 3–4 hours or until beans are very tender. Stir occasionally, and add water if needed.
  4. Remove and mash about a third of beans. Return to pot. Stir and heat through.
  5. When ready to serve, remove bay leaves and stir in vinegar or lemon juice.
  6. Serve over rice. Garnish with sliced pimento and lemon wedges.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 519 calories in 1 serving of Blackbeans with Rice.
Calorie break-down: 5% fat, 83% carbs, 12% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 27
Calories 519
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.03g 5%
  Saturated Fat 0.462g 2%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.988g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.289g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Potassium 816mg  
Total Carbohydrate 106.81g 36%
  Dietary Fiber 8.7g 35%
  Sugars 4.62g  
Protein 15.69g  
Vitamin A 75% Vitamin C 564%
Calcium 119% Iron 202%
of RDI*
(519 calories)
26% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (83%)
Fat (5%)
Protein (12%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories