Very simple & quick!
cup of brown rice
15 oz. can of black beans, drained
red or green medium pepper, chopped
medium onion, chopped
elephant cloves of garlic, sliced (double if regular size)
tsp. dry cilantro
TBSP pico de gallo (or another type of salsa if prefer)
some ground black pepper to taste
1. Cook rice according to directions. 2. Heat pan to medium-high with some olive oil--set timer for 10 minutes; then add onion and stir. 3. After about 2 minutes, add scallions and stir for 30 seconds; next add the garlic, stirring occassionally. 4. Add cilantro and keep stirring often. 5. When there is 4 minutes left on the timer add the pepper pieces. 6. After 3 minutes add the cooked rice and the pico de gallo and stir well. 7. Add a bit of ground pepper to taste and stir occassionally until the timer goes off--then serve.