I've been experimenting with this recipe for a while trying to get it just right and I think I finally got it!
I love black beans and rice but kinda wanted to fancy it up a little bit. I added sweet yellow onion, sweet red pepper, and jalapenos to spice it up a bit. I added two to the whole thing, and I think that might be a little too much spice for me. Next time I'll add just one.
The brown rice with the cilantro and lime really balanced it out. The plantain I sauteed was super ripe and sweet and that was the perfect complement to the spicy black beans and the tangy cilantro lime rice. Yum!
For The Beans:
2 15oz cans of black beans drained and rinsed.
1 Medium yellow onion, diced.
1 Red Pepper, diced.
1 jalapeno sliced whole.
3 Cloves of garlic minced.
1 tablespoon of cumin.
Sea salt to taste.
For The Rice:
11/2 Cups of brown rice.
1 Large handful of cilantro, chopped.
1 Lime, juiced.
1-2 Very ripe plantains, sliced