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Brown Rice, Black Beans and Sweet Potatoes

This recipe makes a simple, hearty meal that will keep you satisfied for hours. Recipe source: SuperFood Drive

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Servings: 4
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  • 1 (15 ounce) can Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon Olive or Canola Oil
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups Brown Rice
  • 1 Sweet Potato, diced
  • 1/2 Onion, diced
  • 1 clove Garlic, minced
  1. Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a large pot. Add rice and cover tightly. Turn heat to low and cook for 30-40 minutes, or until there is no water remaining.
  2. While rice is cooking, chop onion and garlic. Heat oil in a medium skillet. Add garlic and onion, and sauté until golden brown.
  3. Cut sweet potatoes. Bring water to a boil in a small pot. Add sweet potatoes and cook for 5-7 minutes or until tender.
  4. Strain the sweet potatoes, and place in a large bowl.  Add brown rice, black beans and sautéed onions and garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 recipe, made with olive oil and without added salt % Daily Value
Calories 321
Fat 6 g 7%
Saturated Fat 1 g 5%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 15 mg 0.7%
Total Carbohydrates 62 g 23%
Fiber 4 g 13%
Sugars 3 g
Protein 6 g 12%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Brown rice is a whole grain and a good source of magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, thiamine, niacin, vitamin B6 and manganese and is high in fiber.

Sweet potatoes are a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese and vitamin B6.

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

Garlic contains vitamin B6, manganese and phosphorus.

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