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Mediterranean Black Bean & Rice Skillet

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Mediterranean black beans and rice skillet is a meaty rice preparation made with vegetables. Skillet cooked with onion and garlic to taste, the black beans and rice is cooked in wine with the fruitiness of prunes and added veggies. Spiced with cayenne, the rice is herbed with thyme and parsley. finished with a dash of lime juice, the mediterranean black beans and rice can be served with sides of choice.
Ingredients
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Lean boneless pork/Chicken 1 Pound, cubed
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Chopped tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh/Canned)
  Dry red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped prunes/Chopped raisins 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Spanish black beans & rice 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Dried thyme leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Red bell pepper 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
  Frozen peas 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Thawed)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice/Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

In large skillet, heat olive oil.
Brown meat in oil until no longer pink.
Add onion and garlic; saute until tender.
Add tomatoes, wine and prunes.
Bring to a boil.
Cook until liquid has evaporated.
Add water; bring to a boil.
Add beans & rice, contents of seasoning packet, thyme leaves and cayenne pepper.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes.
Add red bell pepper; cook 5 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed.
Stir in peas, parsley and lime juice.
Season to taste with salt and black pepper.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Rice, Pork
Occasion: 
Christmas

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Anonymous's picture
This is a great recipe I have loved for years! Had lost it and so glad to have found it again now.