Spicy Black Beans and Rice

Save this recipe

150 people made this

About this recipe: This is a fast, easy vegetarian meal idea.


Serves: 6 

  • 375ml (1½ cups) water
  • 100g (½ cup) medium grain rice
  • 2 tins (400g each) black or red kidney beans, undrained
  • 2 green chillies, seeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin, or to taste
  • 3 teaspoons chilli powder, or to taste
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 60g (½ cup) grated Cheddar cheese
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • handful black olives, pitted and sliced

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C.
  2. In a saucepan bring the water to the boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, pour beans into a 2 litre casserole. Sprinkle with chillies, cumin, chilli powder, salt and black pepper.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese, spring onions and olives. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes more.
  5. Serve beans over cooked rice.

Similar recipes

Reviews (0)

Write a review

Click on stars to rate

More collections

Beans (129)
Rice (197)
Grain (272)