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Zucchini, Red Beans & Rice


Delicious served with burgers or chicken in the summer when Zucchini is in abundance. Love it!

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  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 3/4 cup long grain white Rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (16-ounce) can Red Kidney beans
  • 1 large or 3 small zucchini
  • 1 small can (personal size) Spicy V-8 Juice


Servings 6
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 40mins


Step 1

In Large skillet over medium heat, saute' onion in butter and olive oil until soft, approximately 5 minutes.

Add: Chili powder, salt, cumin, raw rice and water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat and cook covered for 5 minutes.

Drain 1 can of Dark Red Kidney Beans. Stir into Rice mix and cook covered again until rice is almost tender, approximately 10 minutes longer.

Wash and trim Zucchini's, slice 1/4-inch thick. Stir into rice and add small can of spicy V-8 Juice to add moisture and a little extra kick.

Again; cover and simmer until zucchini is tender, approximately 5 to 10 mins.

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