Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Red Beans and Rice
Heat oil in a 12-inch sauté pan over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, until pieces begin to soften, but not brown.
Meanwhile, dice green pepper into pieces about ¼ inch in size. Tip: Slice pepper lengthwise into ¼-inch strips. Holding the strips together, cut crosswise in ¼-inch pieces. Add green pepper to cooking onion. Cover. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
While the green pepper and onion cook, mince the garlic. Add garlic, cumin, and oregano to the sauté pan. Cook and stir for 1 minute.
Add broth and rice to sauté pan with green pepper and onion. Stir well, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, drain beans and rinse thoroughly.
Add beans to sauté pan. Stir well. Cover. Simmer for 5 minutes to heat beans and blend flavors.