Baked rice and beans is a perfect combination to prepare for a healthy and delicious dinner. The rice is more flavorful with a mix of seasonings, tomato salsa and chicken broth. This recipe takes about 80 minutes to prepare and cook. It serves about eight people.
• 3 cups basmati rice
• 2 tsp Kosher salt
• 1 tsp ground black pepper
• 2 tsp ground cumin
• 1 tbsp chili powder
• 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
• 1/4 tsp dried oregano
• 1/4 cup olive oil
• 1 x 16 oz jar tomato salsa
• 2 cups chicken broth
• 2 x 15 oz cans kidney beans (rinsed and drained)
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Prepare a casserole dish.
Add 3 cups of basmati rice in the dish.
Add seasonings – kosher salt, ground black pepper, ground cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper and dried oregano.
Drizzle 1/4 cup of olive oil
Mix well to coat the rice.
Pour tomato salsa and chicken broth.
Add kidney beans.
Stir the mixture and distribute evenly in the dish.
Cover the dish with foil.
Place inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for an hour and ten minutes.
Once done, remove from the oven.
Remove the foil.
Fluff the rice and beans.
Serve and enjoy!
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