For those surviving without ovens.

As an expat from the States, it can be difficult having loved and lost your oven... but there's a plethora of recipes to meet your tastebuds' needs using stovetop, crockpot, and even microwaving methods! This blog will provide recipes spanning from sidedishes to desserts, funky to traditional, and a few things in between. Enjoy!

Monday, October 24, 2011

Black Beans and Rice

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1 teaspoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup uncooked white rice
1 1/2 cups water
1 chicken bouillon cube
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 1/2 cups canned black beans, drained (Home Plus)

1.In a large pot over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add the onion and garlic and saute for 4 minutes. Add the rice and saute for 2 minutes.
2.Add the water and bouillon, bring to a boil, cover and lower the heat and cook for 20 minutes. Add the spices and black beans.

Add diced tomatoes, sauted bell peppers, or jalapenos to add some more flavors! :)

Top with sour cream and cheese and devour!


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