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Mexican Beans and Rice Recipe

Beans and rice are always a good combination. Mexican beans and rice is a nice and spicy Vegan dish, comforting food at its best. For those who like their meat just add some left-over chicken cut into bite size pieces.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 Onion chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 can Red Kidney Beans drained
  • 1 cup Rice cooked
  • 1 can Green Beans drained
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • Chilli Powder to taste
  • 1 can Tomato diced and drained
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Oregano
  • 2 tbsp Coriander


  • Add oil to a large pan, fry onion and garlic until garlic browns. 
  • Add the beans and the spices. 
  • Mix well. 
  • Add tomatoes and the water mixture.
  • Bring to the boil and simmer over medium heat until beans have absorbed most of the liquid. 
  • Stir occasionally.
  • Add rice and herbs to the pan. 
  • Cook, stirring until rice is heated through. 
  • Serve garnished with fresh herbs.