5 from 4 votes
Black beans and rice makes a perfect side dish or lovely lunch dish.
Black Beans and Rice
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Black beans, rice, cilantro and lime juice create a delicious combination.

Course: Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Black bean salad, black beans and rice
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 269 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 1 cup black beans cooked
  • 2 cups brown rice cooked
  • 2 tablespoons green onions chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice fresh squeezed
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped
  1. Add all ingredients into a bowl. Mix gently so all ingredients are combined.

  2. Cover and refrigerate until serving

  3. Best served at room temperature.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

If using canned black beans, rinse and drain before using. 

Nutrition Facts
Black Beans and Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 269 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 100mg4%
Potassium 271mg8%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 4g17%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.