Friday, June 19, 2020

Brown Rice Black Bean Bowls with Tomatillo Salsa, Avocado, and Queso Fresco

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This is a super flavorful together with salubrious recipe together with it is a dandy choice to the beans in addition to rice y'all would get at a Mexican eating house. It is too a vegetarian dish, and it contains plenty of poly peptide to keep y'all satisfied.


This recipe combines just about of my favorite ingredients to fix with, as well as swallow of course. Brown rice, avocado, lime, cilantro, as well as a trivial spice. How could you lot go incorrect?


I am a huge fan of making close to type of grain, wilting in greens piece the grain is nevertheless warm, and and so adding bunch of veggies. You tin can encounter another example of this from my quinoa post last week. So versatile!



I likewise made my ain tomatillo salsa to go on pinnacle of these bowls, which is optional, but highly recommended!


Serves iv-half dozen

Prep fourth dimension: 15 minutes

Cook fourth dimension: 35-45 minutes


For the tomatillo salsa: I adapted the salsa from this recipe

iii/4 lb. to ane lb. tomatillos, husked, rinsed and quartered

ane/two c. chopped cerise onion (near one-half of a medium ruby onion)

2 jalapeño peppers, coarsely chopped

two cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

ane tsp. lime zest

pinch of blood-red pepper flakes

salt and pepper to sense of taste

i/two loving cup water

juice of half a lime

i/ii c. chopped cilantro


For the rice:

3 1/two c. H2O

ane ane/ii c. brown rice

ii tsp. cumin

ane tsp. chili pulverization

ane/two tsp. garlic pulverization

salt as well as pepper

ane (15 oz.) tin can dark beans, drained together with rinsed

i i/two cups baby kale or dark-green of your choice (plain greens, spinach, shredded romaine or butter lettuce would go hither besides)

avocado slices for serving

crumbled queso fresco for serving

more chopped cilantro for garnish


Begin past boiling water for rice. Once H2O boils, add rice, cumin, chili pulverisation, garlic pulverization, in addition to a large pinch of common salt. Cover, as well as trim rut to medium/depression, in addition to prepare for 35-45 minutes or until rice is tender.


In the meantime, brand the salsa. Combine tomatillos, carmine onion, jalapeños, garlic, lime zest, ruby-red pepper scrap, common salt too pepper, in addition to water inward a nutrient processor. Pulse fifteen-20 times until coarsely chopped, and and so puree for xx-30 seconds until shine. Heat a big skillet over medium/high oestrus with ii T. of avocado fossil oil or olive oil. Once heated, pose salsa in pan too fix for x-fifteen minutes, stirring occasionally, until about of the liquid has cooked out. Cool, too so stir inward cilantro, lime juice, too salt together with pepper to gustatory modality.


When rice is finished, stir inward drained as well as rinsed black beans, as well as wilt in the infant kale or mixed greens spell rice is all the same hot. Season rice alongside table salt together with pepper. Portion rice into bowls, as well as top amongst several spoonfuls of salsa, sliced avocado, crumbled queso fresco, and more chopped cilantro. The toppings for this are really endless. You could add together hot sauce, chopped tomatoes, chopped carmine onion, grilled corn, etc. Enjoy!

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