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Sweet Potato Rice Recipe With Black Beans

For a comforting and satisfying side dish that’s also packed with health benefits, you can’t go too far wrong with Sweet Potato Rice recipe.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 203kcal


  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • Cup Onions Diced
  • 1 Garlic Clove Minced
  • 15 Oz. Can Black Beans Drained and rinsed
  • ½ Bell Pepper We used red bell pepper
  • 2 Large Sweet Potatoes Peeled and cut in cubes
  • 1 Tsp. Each - Salt And Pepper Or to taste
  • 1 Tsp. Cumin
  • ¼ Cup Water


  • Add the peeled, cubed, sweet potatoes in a food processor. Process until fine. Set aside.
    In a large nonstick skillet, add the oil. When the oil is hot, add the onions and garlic. Cook for about 45 seconds or until fragrant.
    Then add the black beans. Stir to combine.
    beans and bell peppers and onions cooking
  • Add the (red) bell pepper, followed by the sweet potatoes, salt and pepper and cumin. Stir well to combine.
    Add the water. Stir and cover. Cook for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are soft. Stir occasionally.
    Serve warm as a side or main dish. Enjoy!
    closeup picture of sweet potato rice, onions, and black beans



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Serving: 6People | Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 528mg | Potassium: 632mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 37mg