Cilantro Lime Rice with Black Beans, Corn, & Tomatoes
How to make the best cilantro lime rice with black beans, corn, and tomatoes - This simple and easy homemade recipe makes a full meal in one skillet! Quick when you use minute rice and a healthy meatless meal with white or brown rice.
1/2cupuncooked rice(We like basmati, but any rice will work.)
1-1/2limesjuice only, divided
2tablespoonsolive oilextra virgin, divided
2clovesgarlicpressed or minced
1canblack beansdrained and rinsed
1-2cupscornI used a 2-cup bag that we froze last summer.
1candiced tomatoes with green chiles
1small bunchcilantrochopped or minced according to your preference
Greek yogurt or sour cream
Prepare the rice according to package directions EXCEPT use the juice of 1/2 lime in place of some of the water. In order to do this effectively, juice the 1/2 lime and add water to it to make the total required.
Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and sauté until fragrant. Add the juice of 1 lime, black beans, corn, green chiles, and tomatoes and heat until evenly hot.
Remove from heat and stir in the rice and cilantro.
Serve with shredded cheddar cheese and Greek yogurt.
Cilantro is an herb that loses its flavor when heated, so you should not add it until after you have finished cooking the food.