Saturday, November 17, 2018

INSTANT POT Black Beans and Rice

I have seen recipes where you can cook the beans and rice together. This is my preferred method because I also use cooked rice in Stuffed Peppers and Rice Pudding.

Instant Pot Rice 
1 cup rice, 1 c. water
Cook rice in IP using Instant Pot chart white rice 4 min. Remove rice and rinse pot if desired.

Cook the beans.
·        2 T. oil
·        1 large onion, chopped
·        ½ cup chopped green pepper
·        1 t. minced garlic
·        1 lb dried black beans
·        Chicken broth
·        Salt and pepper to taste
·        14 oz. can diced tomatoes
·        1 T. cumin
·        2 bay leaves
·        1 can Rotel, mild

1.      Add oil, green pepper, onions, and sauté until onions are transparent.
2.      Add unsoaked black beans in instant pot and 4 c. water or chicken broth.
3.      Add spices, canned tomatoes, Rotel
4.      Cook on Manual for 20-25 minutes.
5.      Reduce pressure manually
6.      Add cooked rice.
7.      Cook on manual until rice is warm