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Beans 'n' Rice Cha Cha Cha

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Category: Vegetables, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • --------------------------------INGREDIENTS--------------------------------
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 2 lg Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 c Sliced onion
  • 1 c Peeled, sliced celery
  • 1 c Sliced carrots
  • 1 ts Chili powder
  • 1/4 c Canned diced green chiles
  • 2 c Sliced mushrooms
  • 2 c Cooked basic black beans
  • (see following recipe)
  • 1/2 c Reserve bean stock
  • 2 tb Chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 c Cooked brown rice


1 lb Dried beans (black, navy,
Pinto, haricot, etc)
1/4 Onion, roughly sliced
1 tb Lemon juice
2 ts Salt or to taste

1. In large deep saucepan heat olive oil, and saute
garlic, onion, celery, carrots and chili powder,
until onion is translucent.

2. Add chiles and mushrooms and saute 5 minues more.

3. Stir in beans, bean stock and cilantro. Season to

4. Cover and simmer over low heat about 10 minutes,
stirring occasionally.

5. Serve over rice.


1. Prepare beans for cooking as described in How
Cook Beans. (see next post)

2. Cook covered, with onion and lemon juice, until
tender. Do not stir during cooking.

3. Add salt to taste

4. Set aside until next day. They should be somewhat

DEAL-A-MEAL CARDS USED: 1 Bread 1 Meat 1 Vegetable
1 Fat 263 Calories

SOURCE: Richard Simmons Deal-A-Meal Golden Edition Cookbook


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