Black Bean and Yellow Rice

Thursday, December 25, 2008
Black Bean and Yellow Rice

1 (5-ounce) package saffron rice mix
1 (15-ounce) can black beans
3 Tbs lime juice
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp ground cumin
2 Tbs chopped fresh cilantro
Garnishes: sour cream, sliced green onions

Cook rice according to package directions; keep warm.  Meanwhile, drain beans reserving 2 Tbs liquid.  Combine beans, reserved liquid, lime juice, chili powder and cumin in a saucepan.  Cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated, stir in 1 Tbs cilantro.
Serve beans over rice and sprinkle with remaining 1 Tbs cilantro.  Garnish if desired.

Recipe from Southern Living Quick & Easy Weeknight Favorites, page 46

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