Julie's Creative Lifestyle

Beans and Rice Recipe

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Hello blog friends.  I hope you are all enjoying the week.  I'm enjoying this mild winter we are having with hardly any snow!  During the week I love making easy and delicious meals for dinner.  

I recently made this dish of Beans and Rice, when it was requested by my teen and husband.  This is such an easy, and economical meal to make for dinner.  I'd love to share with you how easy this recipe is to make.

rice and beans recipe @ Julie's Creative Lifestyle

Below the beans are simmering away in the pot.  I made this with brown rice, but you can use white rice or even egg noodles to go with this dish.


rice and beans recipe @ Julie's Creative Lifestyle

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Beans and Rice Recipe
This is an easy, delicious, and economical meal to make for dinner.
  • 1-15.5 oz. can red kidney beans
  • 1-15.5 oz. can black beans
  • 1-15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 green pepper, chopped small
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • to taste Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups cooked rice
1. In a large pot ad minced garlic tomato sauce, and chopped pepper. 2. Rinse both cans of beans and add them to the pot. 3. Add seasonings to pot and mix everything together. 4. Cook until everything starts to boil. Reduce heat and cook for 30 minutes. 5. Serve bean mixture on top of cooked rice.
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 6 to 8 servings

This makes a great week night meal that tastes great, and can be ready to eat in minutes!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy the end of the week and weekend.  Jess and I will see you all back here on Monday for our Cooking and Crafting with J & J Link Up!

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Thanks everyone and enjoy!



  1. Sounds really good and healthy. Thanks so much for the recipe.


  2. Beans and rice are so good for you! Thanks for the recipe. Enjoy your week sweet friend. Hugs, Diane

  3. Yum - my family would love this! Hope you're having a great week!

  4. Nice and hearty. Perfect for this chilly weather we're having right now!

  5. Than you Julie! Fisherman loves dishes like this, and I happen to have most of these ingredients in BAM so I might just give it a try.


    P.S. love the mascara :)

  6. Sounds great to me...I love the ingredients! I think my guys would like this too!

  7. Hi Julie, this is such a great recipe and one my hubby really loves. Anything with beans is a favorite for him and I've made one similar with black-eyed peas too. Thanks for sharing.
    Thank you for stopping by and your kind comment. You are a dear blogging friend. Have a nice weekend. xo

  8. That looks so good Julie!! And yay, for no snow. I hope it lasts! ;) Have a great weekend!

  9. Oh this simply looks so good! You know, I love beans! Thank you for another recipe that I will make for the busy weekdays. Have a wonderful weekend Julie!
    Ping xox

  10. This does look delicious, Julie! And so easy, too! Glad you have no snow. We are expecting a bit tomorrow, but then the forecast is for warmer weather. Think spring! Hugs xo Karen

  11. Yumm! This is what I need now. A good hearty dish and some cornbread to top it off. Happy Sunday Julie.


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