Black Bean Rice Bowl with Carrots and Avocado

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 5 min 2
Black Bean Rice Bowl with Carrots and Avocado
Health Rating
A delicious vegetarian meal!

Ingredients


1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (or camelina)
1/2 medium Yellow onion (diced)
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1/2 cup Black beans, canned (drained, rinsed, organic)
2 tsp Cumin
1/2 cup Vegetable stock/broth
1 cup Brown rice, medium-grain, cooked
1 cup grated Carrots
1/2 avocado(s) Avocado (cubed)
2 tbsp Parsley, fresh (chopped)
1 fruit Lime

Instructions


1. Warm oil in a pan over low medium heat.
 2. Sauté onions and garlic in pan until softened and fragrant.
3. Add black beans, cumin and a 1/2 cup of vegetable broth and allow to simmer for 5 minutes covered until beans are warmed through and broth is reduce.
 4. Divide rice between 2 bowl.
 5. Top rice with a layer of shredded carrots, beans and avocado. 
 6. Garnish with parsley and dress each bowl with a healthy squeeze of lime juice. Salt and pepper to taste

Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 385
Calories from fat 144
Calories from saturated fat 26.0
Total Fat 15.9 g
Saturated Fat 2.9 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 520 mg
Potassium 834 mg
Total Carbohydrate 52 g
Dietary Fiber 13.2 g
Sugars 5.4 g
Protein 8.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.5
Grain 0.9
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.2

Energy sources


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Notes:

Nutritional Highlights:

Avocados
are a great source of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids which are so important for heart health!
Carrots
High in beta carotene which converts to vitamin A in your body and is important for healthy skin, immune health and vision.

Lunch
Main
  • Margaret Achu Margaret Achu (July 17, 2018, 8:39 a.m.)

    May swap out the brown rice for quinoa or cauliflower rice.