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Weeknight Black Bean & Rice Bowl

Weeknight Black Bean & Rice Bowl

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Black Bean, Rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1/2 cup dried black beans
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 cups peppers
  • 3-5 cloves garlic
  • 5 tbsp enchilada sauce or salsa
  • 2 tsp turkey burger seasoning

Toppings, as desired

  • guacamole
  • shredded cheese
  • tortilla chips


  1. Cover beans with water in a pot. Simmer for an hour or until  beans are tender. Caps from peppers and a garlic clove in the pot add flavor.

  2. Cook rice according to package directions. A rice cooker is your friend.

  3. In a skillet, saute peppers on medium for a few minutes until starting to soften. Lower heat and add garlic. 

  4. Add enchilada sauce, seasoning, and beans to skillet. Once enchilada sauce has thawed, if using frozen, add rice and stir until rice is coated. Liquid from the beans can be added for more moisture if the rice needs it. 

  5. Top with your favorite garnishes and enjoy!