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Rice & Black Beans with Bacon and Plantains

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10 servings, 1/2 cup each

Chopped bacon and plantains give this classic rice-and-black-bean skillet dish a sweet, smoky flavor.

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  • Cook rice as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, cook and stir bacon in medium skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Drain all but 1 tsp. drippings from skillet. Add plantains to reserved drippings in skillet; cook 3 min. Stir in beans and bacon; cook 2 min. or until heated through.
  • Combine rice, bean mixture and parsley; top with cheese.

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Buying Ripe Plantains

Plantains can be used for cooking at any stage of ripeness. However, the riper the plantain the sweeter the dish.


Prepare using medium-grain white rice.


  • 10 servings, 1/2 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of fiber
  • Low fat
  • Generally Nutritious
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  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch

Nutrition Bonus

The black beans in this delicious low-fat side dish are a good source of fiber.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings, 1/2 cup each
Calories 150
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 115mg
Carbohydrate 27g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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