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Pinto Beans and Cauliflower Rice

Pinto Beans and Cauliflower Rice

  • Author: Fresh. Out.
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4-6 1x
  • Category: Entrée, Sides
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Plant-Based, Mexican
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Pinto Beans and Cauliflower Rice


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Ingredients

2 cups Instant Pot Pinto Beans (soaked or no-soak) with liquid

2 12-ounce bags of frozen cauliflower rice, thawed

1/4 cup unsalted vegetable broth/stock

1 tbsp Homemade Taco Seasoning

Salt, to taste (we used 1/8 tsp with unsalted beans)

Optional add-in: 1 tbsp tomato paste or serve topped with fresh Pico de Gallo

Optional garnishes: Lime wedges, diced red onions, jalapeno slices, guacamole, fresh cilantro.


Instructions

Add beans with liquid, cauliflower rice, and taco seasoning, to a large sauté pan. Warm over medium-high heat until the beans are heated through, cauliflower rice softens, and the liquid has reduced to desired thickness (5-10 minutes).

Serve immediately, garnished as desired.


Notes

Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight glass container up to 4 days.

Nutrition Estimate Per Serving (1/4 RECIPE – AS MAIN COURSE) – Calories: 161, Fat: .5g, Saturated Fat: .5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.3.g, Monounsaturated Fat: .7g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 301mg, Potassium: 693mg, Carbohydrates: 26.4g total/14.4g net, Fiber: 21, Sugar: 1.4, Protein: 10, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 2%, Calcium: 4%, Iron: 10.8% (based on 2,000 calorie diet). Does not include optional toppings or add-ins. 

Nutrition Estimate Per Serving (1/6 RECIPE – AS A SIDE) – Calories: 107, Fat: .3g, Saturated Fat: .3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: .9g, Monounsaturated Fat: .4g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 200mg, Potassium: 462mg, Carbohydrates: 17.6g total/9.6g net, Fiber: 8, Sugar: 1.4, Protein: 6.7, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 1%, Calcium: 2.77%, Iron: 7% (based on 2,000 calorie diet). *Includes 1/8 tsp added salt, made with Instant Pot Beans that are unsalted. *Includes 1/8 tsp added salt, made with Instant Pot Beans that are unsalted. Does not include optional toppings or add-ins.

Keywords: PINTO BEANS, CAULIFLOWER RICE, GRAIN-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE, WEEKNIGHT MEALS, VEGAN, PLANT-BASED, VEGETARIAN, LOW-FAT

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