Easy Cheesy Red Beans and Rice Recipe

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Easy Cheesy Red Beans and Rice
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  1. In large skillet heat oil on medium heat. Add green peppers, onions and garlic. Cook until tender.
  2. Add salt, pepper, bayleaf, diced tomatoes and beans. Simmer 20 minutes on low.
  3. Remove bay leaf, mash about 1/2 of the beans and tomatoes.
  4. Add rice, stir until combined.
  5. Sprinkle on cheddar cheese, cover and allow to cook on low until cheese is melted.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 276.19 Kcal (1156 kJ)
Calories from fat 106.24 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.8g 18%
Cholesterol 20.11mg 7%
Sodium 739.52mg 31%
Potassium 122.46mg 3%
Total Carbs 34.47g 11%
Sugars 1.62g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3.47g 14%
Protein 9.23g 18%
Vitamin C 25mg 42%
Vitamin A 1mg 33%
Iron 10.2mg 57%
Calcium 156.3mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 120.92 Kcal (506 kJ)
Calories from fat 46.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.17g 18%
Cholesterol 8.81mg 7%
Sodium 323.79mg 31%
Potassium 53.61mg 3%
Total Carbs 15.09g 11%
Sugars 0.71g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1.52g 14%
Protein 4.04g 18%
Vitamin C 11mg 42%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 33%
Iron 4.5mg 57%
Calcium 68.4mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.8
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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