Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Side Recipes

Portuguese Bean Rice Recipe

This Portuguese bean rice recipe (arroz de feijão) is very easy to prepare, it makes a great side dish and takes about 30 minutes to make.
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Portuguese Bean Rice Recipe


Preparation timen/a
Cooking Timen/a
Ready In 35 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1 can of cooked red beans (about 1 lb)1 cup of rice3 tablespoons of olive oil1 onion, chopped2 cloves of garlic, minced2 bay leaves1/2 red bell pepper, cut into cubes1 tomato, diced2 tablespoons of tomato pasteSalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)3 and 1/2 cups of vegetable broth (you can use fish or meat depending on main course)Chopped parsley (to taste)
1 can of cooked red beans (about 1 lb)1 cup of rice3 tablespoons of olive oil1 onion, chopped2 cloves of garlic, minced2 bay leaves1/2 red bell pepper, cut into cubes1 tomato, diced2 tablespoons of tomato pasteSalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)3 and 1/2 cups of vegetable broth (you can use fish or meat depending on main course)Chopped parsley (to taste)
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Preparation

  1. In a pot, heat the 3 tablespoons of olive oil, add the onion, garlic, red bell pepper and bay leaf.
  2. Stir and cook until it begins to brown.
  3. When sautéed, add the diced tomato and cook until the tomato begin to fall apart.
  4. Once everything is well sautéed, add the rice and mix very well.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Add the tomato paste and the can of beans.
  7. Mix everything well and add 2/3 of the broth.
  8. Stir, cover and cook on medium heat for about 12 minutes.
  9. Add the remaining broth and chopped parsley.
  10. Stir and as soon as it begins to boil, cover and turn off the heat.
  11. Let it stand for about 5 minutes.
  12. After about 5 minutes, it is ready to serve.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Neuza Costa, SaborIntenso.com

Ann
Ann
Looks delicious. Do I drain th beans?
9 months ago, Saturday, September 16, 2023
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Eddy
Yes, you should.
9 months ago, Saturday, September 16, 2023
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