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One Pot Rice and Beans

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 people
Author: Jay


  • 1 can kidney beans (drained)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 5 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 pound chorizo (smoked or cooked) sliced
  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 handful cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 lime (juice of the lime)
  • 3 scallions (chopped)


  • First, turn a pot to medium heat and add 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. 
  • Now, add the onions and chorizo and cook for 3 minutes (until the oil turns yellow from the chorizo).
  • Next, add the rice, chicken stock, bay leaves, salt/pepper and beans. Stir to combine.
  • Now turn the heat to high until it boils. Then cover and reduce the heat to simmer.
  • Cook for 20 minutes. 
  • Finally, lift lid and add scallions, lime juice, and cilantro and mix. 
  • Happy Eating!