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Fiesta rice

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 2 zucchini, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Preparation

In a large saucepan of 3 cups water, cook rice according to package instructions; set aside.

Remove from heat and stir in black beans, corn, zucchini, butter, lime juice and cilantro. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.

Fluff rice with a fork; season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve warm.

Nutrition analysis: Calories 291, fat 1 g, carbohydrate 62 g, fiber 7 g, protein 10 g, sodium 432 mg

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