3tablespoonssalsaI used Pace® Mango and Habanero Fire salsa
2-½cupscooked brown riceleftover preferred
2cupscooked black beansrinsed and drained
2teaspoonscilantro leavesfinely chopped
Heat a sauté pan over high heat. Add oil after the pan is hot and then wait for 15 seconds until the oil is hot. Reduce the heat to medium and add garlic and onion. Sauté until the onion starts getting soft and fragrant. Approximately 2 minutes.
Add diced peppers, cumin powder, and salt into the sauté pan. Stir and sauté for another 2 minutes.
Add tomato paste, salsa, and water to the sauté pan. Stir to mix well. Bring the sauce to broil over high heat. Stir in brown rice and black beans and cook for another 3 minutes.
Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve with lemon wedges.
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