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Pasta and Beans

Bow tie pasta, with a variety of protein-rich beans, tossed with an olive oil and garlic sauce, it’s a light yet flavorful Italian experience.
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Constipation is caused by poor nutrition alone.

Brown Rice and Black Beans

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 medium onion chopped
2 cloves garlic chopped
3/4 cups brown rice
2 cups low sodium vegetable or chicken stock
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1 can black beans (14-18 oz), drained
1 stalk fresh scallion

Directions:

In a large pot over medium heat, add oil to the pot. Add onions and garlic and occasionally stir for 3-4 minutes until onions are translucent. Add brown rice, stir for approx. 1 minute. Add stock, cover pot and lower heat, cook for approx. 35-40 minutes. Once rice is cooked, add spices, black beans and stir. Garnish with slivers of scallion as desired.



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