Super Simple Beans and Rice Salad Recipe

Keeping it super simple in the kitchen to create a meal is what I love best.  In this post, I share tasty beans and rice salad recipe you can’t help but enjoy.

Adding fresh cilantro and green onion to brown rice makes any meal shout Southwest.

I always say I could eat Mexican cuisine every day at any time of the day. Summer is one of my favorite seasons because all my southwest ingredients are available in my Midwest garden. Today I whipped up a quick Black Bean and Rice Salad for my late lunch after working in the garden.

Easy Beans and Rice Salad Recipe

I fell in love with rice and bean dishes way before my trip to Brazil.  In this post below I share how simple this fiber-filled meal can be.

Easy Recipe - lots of fiber!

Black Bean and Rice Salad

Bean and Rice with a BGspin
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  • 1 large head of green romaine lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 large vine ripe tomato (chopped)
  • 1 medium red onion (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup of drained black beans
  • About 10 nacho chips crushed


  1. Mix in Bowl with Rice Mixture and serve with a tablespoon of sour cream and your favorite salsa.

Super Easy Recipe!  You can add your favorite meat but it’s not necessary.

Let’s Connect

I’d love to hear about your favorite beans and rice combination so please be sure to reach out on my contact page.  Share on social media if you like this recipe idea.   Thank you for taking the time to stop by my website and enjoy some rice and beans with me.

Happy Cooking,

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  1. meemsnyc June 22, 2010
  2. Andrea Twombly June 25, 2010
    • Bren June 26, 2010

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