On cold or rainy days, this comforting beans and rice dish really fills the tummy. Sometimes I use pinto beans instead of kidney beans or white rice instead of brown. Add rolls and a green salad, and dinner is served! —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario
Beans and Rice Dinner Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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1 tablespoon canola oil
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups cooked brown rice
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 green onions, chopped
In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add celery, green pepper and onion; cook and stir until tender.
Stir in tomatoes, beans, rice, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until heated through, 7-9 minutes. Top with cheese, sour cream and green onions.