Senor Pepes black beans and rice

Señor Pepe’s

Black Beans And Rice

Black beans and rice make the perfect side dish but are also hearty enough to serve as a main meal. This recipe combines grains of white rice that simmer with vegetables and fiber-rich black beans for a satisfying family dinner.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 510 g Señor Pepe’s canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 130 g diced red onion, 1/4-inch dice
  • 70 g red bell pepper, 1/4-inch dice
  • 10 g minced garlic
  • 400 g long grain Señor Pepe’s white rice
  • 2 teaspoons Señor Pepe’s ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried Señor Pepe’s oregano
  • 3 g kosher salt
  • 1 dried Señor Pepe’s bay leaf
  • 840 ml chicken broth, or stock
  • 30 ml lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 4 g chopped cilantro
  • Lime wedges, for serving


  1.  In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2.  Once the oil is hot, add the onion and sauté for about 2 minutes until fragrant and translucent.
  3.  Add the bell pepper and garlic, sauté for 1 minute.
  4.  Add the rice, stir and cook until lightly toasted for 2 minutes.
  5.  Add the cumin, oregano, and salt, stir and cook for 30 seconds.
  6.  Add the bay leaf, black beans, and chicken broth, stir to combine.
  7.  Bring the rice to a boil, cover, then reduce to a simmer over low heat.
  8.  Cook until the rice has absorbed all of the water and the grains are tender, about 20 to 25 minutes.
  9.  Turn off the heat and allow the rice to sit for 10 minutes covered. Do not stir.
  10.  Add the lime juice, zest, and cilantro, gently stir to combine. Serve rice hot.

Featured Product

Senor Pepes caned black beans

Canned Black Beans

Senor Pepes white rice

White Rice

Senor Pepes Mexican orégano

Mexican Dry Oregano

Senor Pepes dry bay leaves

Dried Bay Leaves

ground cumin

Ground Cumin

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