Spicy Rice & Beans

Spicy rice and beans create a delicious dish that’s perfect for a satisfying lunch or low-key dinner.

Spicy Rice & Beans

Spicy Rice & Beans

Serves 4-6


  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced

  • 1 large green bell pepper, diced

  • 4-5 mini sweet peppers, sliced

  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons paprika

  • 1 teaspoon cayenne

  • 2 cups white jasmine rice

  • 1 (398 mL) can black beans, drained/rinsed

  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup

  • 4 cups chicken/vegetable broth

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • Sea salt and cracked pepper, to taste

  • Chili flakes, to taste

  • Chopped cilantro, to garnish


  1. Heat olive oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and peppers, season with salt and pepper. Cook for 4-5 minutes, until onion begins to brown.

  2. Add garlic, paprika and cayenne; cook for 1 minute, until fragrant.

  3. Stir in rice; cook for 2 minutes. Add coconut aminos, maple syrup and beans; cook for 1 minute.

  4. Add broth; bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 13-15 minutes, or until rice has absorbed liquid. Add lime juice; season to taste with salt and pepper.

  5. Serve garnished with cilantro and chili flakes.

peace of mind

  • Canola-free

  • Corn-free

  • Dairy-free

  • Gluten-free

  • Soy-free

  • Vegan option

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