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Use your leftover rice to make this light and refreshing beans and rice side dish. It's protein-packed, gluten-free, and ready in ten minutes.

Easy Beans and Rice Recipe

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  • Author: Sharon Chen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Gluten Free, Vegan
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Use your leftover rice to make this light and refreshing beans and rice side dish. It’s protein-packed, gluten-free, and ready in ten minutes.


Ingredients

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  • 3 cups cooked chilled brown rice
  • 1 (15.5-oz) can reduced-sodium cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon vinaigrette (I used homemade
  • 1 cup fresh tomatoes, diced

Instructions

Place rice in a large mixing bowl; stir in beans, garlic, tomatoes, vinaigrette, and 1/4 cup basil. Mix well and enjoy!



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 180
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 91.4mg
  • Fat: 1.6g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 35.4g
  • Fiber: 5.2g
  • Protein: 6.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.8mg
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