Black Beans and Cauliflower Rice

Number of Servings: 4 (267g)
Active Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 20 Minutes

If you’ve been wondering about the cauliflower rice trend, this is a great dish to start with. Slightly spicy, full of flavor and easy to pull together, it’s a stellar recipe to include in your weeknight recipe rotation.

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c. onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c. bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 t. cayenne pepper
  • 3 T. pickled jalapeno slices, chopped
  • 1 (15.5 oz.) can no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 c. fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions

  1. Cut cauliflower into florets and remove core. Pulse in food processor to make “rice.” Set aside.
  2. Warm oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and saute until golden. Add onion, bell pepper, cayenne pepper, and sauté until onion turns translucent. Add pickled jalapeno and stir.
  3. Pour cauliflower on top. Cook until cauliflower is soft, but not mushy, stirring as needed.
  4. Add black beans and cook until beans are warm. Add cilantro, mix well and serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 267g

Amount per serving
Calories 170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.5g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 240mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 8.5g 29%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 9g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 68.2mg 6%
Iron 2.2mg 10%
Potassium 730mg 15%
Vitamin A 18.1mcg 2%
Vitamin C 91mg 100%
Vitamin E 1.7mg 15%
Vitamin K 36.9mcg 30%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 2.7mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 130.7mcg 33%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 3.2mcg 10%
Chloride 14.9mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.2mg 20%
Phosphorus 149mg 10%
Iodine 0.7mcg 0%
Magnesium 50.5mg 10%
Zinc 0.9mg 10%
Selenium 2.2mcg 4%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.5mg 20%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 9.3mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Cauliflower, Black Beans, Onion, Green Pepper, Olive Oil, Jalapeno Peppers (sliced Jalapeno Peppers, Water, Vinegar, Salt, Calcium Chloride And Sodium Benzoate), Garlic, Cilantro, Cayenne Pepper.

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