Mexican Rice and Beans

Mexican Rice and Beans

Spicy, delicious Mexican rice and beans.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, poblano pepper, and garlic; saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Add rice. Cook, stirring occasionally, until rice is completely coated in oil, about 2 minutes. Season with paprika, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  2. Step 2

    Stir in tomato paste and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add vegetable broth and pinto beans. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer until rice is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat, keep covered, and let stand for at least 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.