Beans + Rice


1 c brown rice
1 T olive oil
1 bay leaf
2 c water
1 t salt
2 T fresh cilantro, chopped
2 T of fresh lime juice (about 1/2 a large lime)
1 c cooked black beans

Set a medium pot over medium heat, add 1 Tablespoon oil, bay leaf and rice. Stir and saute rice for 2 minutes.
Add water and salt, Bring to a boil.
Cover pot and reduce heat to a simmer.
Simmer covered until water is absorbed and rice is fluffy.
Remove from heat, cool slightly, then add lime juice, black beans and cilantro.

Freezes and reheats well.

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