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Recipe: Easy GFCF Black Beans & Yellow Rice

GFCF Black Beans & Yellow Rice

This easy dish is something that has evolved from things that my friend Vanessa taught me long ago. She is of Italian and Spanish heritage so she knows a few things about this type of cuisine, now I can’t remember everything she said, but I’ve come up with this easy version that is healthy, yummy, and Gluten Free/Casein Free!


1/2 cup white rice (I’ve been using Jasmine lately and love it!)

1 1/4 cups water

pinch of saffron (optional)

1 Tb. GFCF butter (I like Earth Balance)

salt to taste

In a medium pan bring to boil rice, water, salt, & saffron. When it reaches the boil, reduce to low & simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes, covered.


1 can black beans (drained & rinsed)

1/2 tsp minced garlic

1/4 finely chopped large onion

1 Tb. olive oil

1 Tb. GFCF butter

salt & pepper to taste

In a small pan heat on medium olive oil, then add onions and cook until slightly translucent. Add garlic and cook for another minute. Then add black beans & about 1/4 cup or so of water and bring to slow boil. Cook covered for about 5 minutes, at the end add the butter and turn off the heat. add salt & pepper to taste.

Depending on how you like it you can serve beans on top of rice or mixed in..your choice. Enjoy!
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  • Black beans and rice is one of my favorite things to eat- nice and cheap, too, which is always nice.


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