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Brown Rice and Black Bean Salad Recipe

Brown Rice and Black Bean Salad Ingredients

  • Brown Rice and Black Bean Salad Recipe
    Brown Rice and Black Bean Salad Recipe

    2 tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, minced
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons dried cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn; drain and reserve liquid
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans; drain and reserve liquid
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups instant brown rice
  • salt and pepper to taste

How to make Brown Rice and Black Bean Salad

  • In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, red bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, lemon juice,
    cilantro, basil, red pepper flakes, corn, and beans. Stir to combine the vegetables,
    then set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil at a medium-low heat. Add onions and saute
    until they are translucent. Add garlic and saute for another minute. Pour in rice and
    toss to coat. Add reserved liquid from the corn and beans, along with any additional
    liquid as directed on the rice box. Cook the rice to package specifications. Let the rice
    cool slightly.
  • Combine the rice and vegetable mixture. Salt and pepper to taste and serve.
  • Brown Rice and Black Bean Salad is ready to serve.

Prep Time:10 Min
Cook Time:10 Min
Ready In:20 Min
Servings: 8

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