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Mexican Beans and Rice


  • 2-3 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1 Tbs. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 2 cans dark red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 3 cups brown or white rice cooked
  • cheddar cheese shredded
  • sour cream if desired


  • Cook onion and garlic in oil in a large skillet until onion is soft.
  • Add spices, beans and salsa. Cook several more minutes until it's all hot.
  • Serve beans over rice. Top with cheese and sour cream, if desired.