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Black Bean Mango Rice Bowl

This rice bowl is a fun twist on your typical rice and beans. The delicious mango, black bean, and cilantro flavors will impress company and make this dish a family favorite.
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Black Bean Mango Rice Bowl

Ingredients

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Nutritional Information

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Directions

  1. Bring vegetable broth to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. While waiting, heat coconut oil #1 in a large saute pan.
  3. Add uncooked rice, onions, and garlic to saute pan, stirring as needed until onions are translucent.
  4. When vegetable broth reaches a boil, add rice mixture.
  5. Cook rice mixture according to the directions on the rice package.
  6. While rice is cooking, heat coconut oil #2 in large saute pan.
  7. Add carrots and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Then add red bell peppers, green bell peppers and black beans and cook for 10-15 minutes, or until black beans are soft.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Mix lime juice, honey, ginger, cumin, cilantro, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl and then pour into black bean mixture.
  11. Allow to cool, then stir in mango.
  12. Serve vegetable mixture over rice.

Freezing Directions

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Bring vegetable broth to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. While waiting, heat coconut oil #1 in a large saute pan.
  3. Add uncooked rice, onions, and garlic to saute pan, stirring as needed until onions are translucent.
  4. When vegetable broth reaches a boil, add rice mixture.
  5. Cook rice mixture according to the directions on the rice package.
  6. While rice is cooking, heat coconut oil #2 in large saute pan.
  7. Add carrots and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Then add red bell peppers, green bell peppers and black beans and cook for 10-15 minutes, or until black beans are soft.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Mix lime juice, honey, ginger, cumin, cilantro, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl and then pour into black bean mixture.
  11. Allow to cool, then stir in mango.
  12. After cooling, divide rice in 1/2 of indicated number of quart freezer bags.
  13. Divide vegetables in other 1/2 of indicated number of quart freezer bag. Label and freeze both bags.

Serving Day Directions

  1. Heat in microwave for 1-2 minutes. Serve vegetables over rice.

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