You are here

Caribbean Bean Casserole

Natural.Foodie's picture
Ingredients
  Onion 1 , minced
  Sweet red peppers 2 , diced
  Red chili pepper 1 , minced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Kidney beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), soaked overnight
  Bay leaf 1
  Hot cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Tomato juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh coriander 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Part skim mozzarella cheese 2 Ounce, thinly sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Coat a casserole dish with butter.
2) In a non-stick pan, heat oil and sauté the onions, red peppers, chili peppers and garlic for 5 minutes.
3) Add the stock, beans and bay leaf.
4) Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours, or until the beans are tender.
5) Check for the water in pan and if necessary, add a little more liquid.
6) Remove and discard the bay leaf.

MAKING
7) Spread the rice in the casserole dish.
8) Pour tomato juice over the rice and top with the beans.
9) Sprinkle with coriander.
10) Cover with the cheese.
11) Broil about 5 inches from the heat until the cheese is melted and lightly browned.

SERVING
12) Serve Caribbean Bean Casserole hot on flat plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
110 Minutes
Ready In: 
125 Minutes
Servings: 
4

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.105265
Average: 4.1 (19 votes)