Jamaican Rice & Beans

Number of Servings: 4 (228 g)
Active Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 30 min.

Allspice and thyme are two hallmark flavors in Jamaican cooking. With the creaminess of coconut milk, this easy rice and beans dish will leave you looking forward to leftovers.


  • 1 (14 oz.) can light coconut milk
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp. ground allspice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice (such as jasmine)
  • 1 (15 oz.) can dark kidney beans, rinsed and drained


  1. Combine the first 7 ingredients (through garlic) in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, and bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in rice; reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook until all the liquid is absorbed (20 minutes).
  3. Remove pan from heat; remove the thyme sprigs and garlic, and discard.
  4. Gently stir in the beans. Cover and let stand before serving (5 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 228 g

Amount per serving
Calories 290
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 9%
Saturated Fat 5.5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 480mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 14%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 44g
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 38.1mg 2%
Iron 3.4mg 15%
Potassium 235mg 4%
Vitamin A 1.5mcg 0%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 2%
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin K 2.8mcg 2%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 3.6mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 194.5mcg 49%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.4mcg 4%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 124.8mg 10%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 32.9mg 8%
Zinc 0.9mg 10%
Selenium 7.8mcg 15%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.7mg 30%
Chromium 0.4mcg 0%
Molybdenum 49.2mcg 110%

* 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.


Lite Coconut Milk (coconut, Water, Guar Gum (a Stabilizer)), Kidney Beans (kidney Beans, Water, Salt), Enriched Long Grain Rice (long Grain Rice Enriched With Iron (ferric Orthophosphate), Niacin, Thiamine (thiamine Mononitrate) And Folic Acid), Water, Garlic, Salt, Thyme, Allspice, Black Pepper.

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