Brown Rice & Red Beans Bowl

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The perfect combination of tasty and satisfying.

This recipe puts a unique twist on traditional beans and rice. If you’re a fan of burrito bowls, you’ll love this flavorful, nutrient-rich Brown Rice & Red Beans Bowl! Steaming rice teams up with chewy, fiber-filled beans in the bulk of this meal. Corn kernels fresh from the cob offer bright, juicy flavor that pairs wonderfully with freshly chopped dill. Savory spices like paprika and cumin dress up the dish while adding a zesty kick. Complete with a drizzle of olive oil, these bowls are the perfect combination of tasty and satisfying. After cooking the rice, this meal comes together in a matter of minutes. It makes the perfect wholesome dinner on busy weekdays!

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Brown Rice & Red Beans Bowl

This colorful bowl boasts wholesome and hearty ingredients that will satisfy your body and mind.
Yield 6 people
Serving Size
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 cup brown rice short or long-grained, uncooked
  • 15 ounces kidney beans can, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels cut from the cob
  • 2/3 cup broth vegetable or chicken
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup dill freshly chopped, loosely packed


  • Cook rice according to package directions. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.
  • Add beans and corn to a pot with broth, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  • Stir and cook for about 5-10 minutes, until heated through. Add additional water if needed.
  • Top rice with bean and corn mixture, drizzle on olive oil, and sprinkle with dill.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 409mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 7
Keywords dairy-free, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian

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    1. CeeBee, I remade the recipe and added 2/3 cup vegetable broth. The recipe has been updated. Thank you so much for the feedback.

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