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Cuban Rice, Bean, Corn Side Dish

Cuban Rice, Bean, Corn Side Dish

CUBAN RICE, BEAN, CORN SIDE DISH
Olive oil
2 ears fresh corn, kernels removed
1 (15.5-oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
4-6 oz. assorted cherry tomatoes
½ c. chopped onion
½ c. chopped red onion
2 fresh jalapenos, seeded and diced
½ of each assorted bell peppers (I used purple and red)
2 T. minced garlic
Juice of 2 limes
¼ c. Chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
Salt/black pepper
1 t. ground cumin
1 c. cooked rice (I used Jasmine rice)
1 T. honey
1 T. sugar

  1. In medium pot, drizzle bottom with olive oil and place over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, red onion, jalapenos, bell peppers and garlic. Saute until tender, 2-3 minutes. Add the honey and sugar. Mix well.
  3. Add the corn and beans. Saute another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add rice, lime juice, parsley, cumin, tomatoes, salt and pepper.
  5. Stir to mix well. Taste for seasonings. Add more parsley if desired.
    *Great to serve with flank steak, grilled fish or chicken and tacos.
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