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These Vegetarian 30 minutes Rice and Beans is easy to make and is great for a weeknight meal. Top it withyour favorite toppings and enjoy!!


Servings

4 Servings

Total time

30 minutes

Cuisines

Mexican

Courses

Dinner


Ingredients

  • 1 cups basmati rice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small Onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (finely minced)
  • 1 poblano Chili (or green or red pepper) (finely chopped)
  • 1 1 15.5oz. can of Black Beans (rinsed and drained)
  • frozen peas (homemade or store-bought)
  • frozen peas
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • frozen peas
  • to taste Salt Pepper
  • 2 tbsp cilantro (chopped)


Method

  1. Rinse the basmati rice couple of times and soak in water while you prepare the ingredients.
  2. Heat the pressure cooker on medium heat, add the oil, onions, garlic and poblano chili (or peppers). Cook till the onions are lightly golden around the edges and the chili is tender, about 4~5 minutes.
  3. Next add the salsa, black beans, corn and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Next add the ground cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Mix well and cook for 1 more minute.
  5. Drain the water from rice and add to the pot. Season with salt and pepper. Add 2½ cups of water and close the lid. Cook for 2 whistles.
  6. Wait till the pressure subsides naturally. Serve hot or warm with sour cream, guacamole and cilantro.
  7. Turn on the instant pot on 'Saute' mode, add the oil, onions, garlic and poblano chili (or peppers). Cook till the onions are lightly golden around the edges and the chili is tender, about 4~5 minutes. Make sure to stir occasionally to avoid scorching the bottom.
  8. Next add the salsa, black beans, corn and cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Next add the ground cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Mix well and cook for 1 more minute.
  10. Drain the water from rice and add to the pot. Season with salt and pepper. Add 2½ cups of water and close the lid. Change the instant pot setting to manual and cook on high pressure for 8 minutes. Make sure that the vent is in the venting position. Wait till the pressure subsides naturally.

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