Pinto Beans and Rice

Pinto Beans and Rice Category Beans and Grains 
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Ingredients And Procedures

1 c Cooked long grain brown rice

15 oz Can pinto beans

1 c Shredded iceberg lettuce

1 c Coarsely chopped tomato

1 md Red bell pepper

1 sm Onion

1/4 c Cilantro, chopped

Salsa Unflavored yogurt Stem, seed, and coarsely chop bell pepper. Chop onion and cilantro leaves. In a 2-3 quart microwave safe bowl mix rice, beans, 1/2 cup lettuce, 1/2 cup tomato, 1/2 of the bell pepper, 1/2 of the onion, and 1/2 of the cilantro. Cover and cook on full power for 3 minutes. Stir, cover, and cook until hot throughout, 1 to 2 minutes longer. Stir in remaining vegetables. Spoon into individual bowls and garnish with salsa, yogurt, and salt to taste. NOTE: While the recipe says to spoon into bowls, my wife a nd I love to eat this in flour tortillas, wrapping it up like a burrito!

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