This recipe might become one of your staple go-to's because it’s fast, easy, and nutritious.
You can easily whip up a batch on meal prep day and keep it in the fridge to serve as your starch/carb with chicken, fish, or steak.
It also works great as a salad topper or the base for a plant-based meal.
Brown rice used to be synonymous with the word “healthy”… until the low-carb revolution happened!
But guess what? It can still be a healthy choice!
It’s an inexpensive whole grain packed with fiber and a long list of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Studies also show it is linked with heart health and better blood sugar control. Plus, it’s gluten-free.
It’s a perfect meal prep choice — just steam a pot of it and keep it in the fridge until it’s time to eat!
(makes 6 servings)
Heat the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until it becomes translucent, 3-5 minutes.
Add the garlic and cook, stirring frequently, for 30 seconds.
Add the beans and rice and cook, stirring frequently, until heated through, about 4-5 minutes. Stir in the cumin and salt & pepper to taste.
Serve warm or keep in the refrigerator.