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Rainbow beans and rice

Rainbow beans and rice

Rainbow Beans served over Rice


  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (15ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (15 ounce) can each of white beans, red beans, black beans
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • ½ - 1 teaspoon chili powder (depending on your taste)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Optional: shredded cheddar cheese, chopped jalapeños, diced tomatoes, sour cream, crushed tortilla chips


  1. Cook rice according to directions
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil over med-high heat and add chopped onion cook until tender. 
  3. Drain the beans and rinse.
  4. Add tomatoes and tomato sauce to pot, add the beans, corn and seasonings. Reduce heat to med-low and simmer until rice is done cooking.
  5. Spoon rice into bowls and top with beans.

Variations: This dish can made with any type of bean. Whatever you have in the pantry will do

For a heartier meal you can add chopped kielbasa to the onions and sauté before adding the rest of the ingredients.

Posted by Danielle Miller