Rice and beans is my favourite meal and this my favourite way to have my beans. If your're using canned beans i'd suggest rinsing off the brine. 

What You'll Need - Serves 4 

  • 4 Cups Cooked Kidney Beans (Or Sugar Beans) 
  • 1/2 Green, Yellow & Red Pepper 
  • 1/2 Red Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves 
  • 1 Carrot 
  • 1 Can Chopped Tomatoes 
  • 2 Tsp Paprika
  • 1 Tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 Sprigs Rosemary
  • 4 Sprigs Thyme
  • Salt & Pepper 

Prep - 10 Minutes 

  • Finely chop the peppers, onion and carrot 
  • Slight crush the garlic cloves and peel 

Let's Get Cooking - 30 Minutes 

  • Heat some cooking oil in a pot 
  • Add the diced peppers, onion and carrots and cook until soft 
  • Add the garlic cloves then the can of tomatoes 
  • Cook until the tomatoes are cooked.
  • Add the paprika, cumin, turmeric & Cayenne Pepper.  
  • Add the kidney beans and 4 Cups of Water 
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • Add the rosemary & thyme
  • Allow to simmer at medium heat until the liquid has completely reduced down and the beans are almost breaking apart. 
  • Serve with some rice or flat bread 

Love, 

V