Spanish Food and Drink Ideas
Kidney Bean Rice
The basic beans and rice recipe is the distant ancestor of popular bean stews found all over the world, from Africa to Europe. This is a hot hearty nutritious dish which makes it an excellent comfort food.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide
- 1 can kidney beans
- 1 cup rice
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1/2 tbsp garlic salt -
- Parsley flakes
- 1 finely chopped onion
- 4 tbsp tomato paste
- sazon goya for seasoning
- 8 whole spanish olives
In a pan melt the butter. Add the chopped onions and fry until the onions turn golden brown.
Add the salt, pepper, seasoning and tomato sauce. Fry for 5 min.
Add the kidney beans and fry for 5 more min. Add dry washed rice to the pan and fry for 2 min.
Add 2 cups of water and let the rice to boil. Cook until the rice is cooked properly.
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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide
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