Cajun Vegetarian Rice

Cajun Vegetarian Rice

Serves 4

Due to extensive travel throughout Central America, we fell in love with rice for breakfast. Generally, that is when we eat this dish. However, we have been known to also consume it at dinner as well; either as the meal or as a side. This Cajun Vegetarian Rice is a wonderful dish no matter when you choose to eat it.


White Rice – 2 Cups
Low Sodium Pinto Beans – 1 Can
Onion – 1 Medium
Red Pepper – ½
Yellow Pepper – ½
Jalapeno or Serrano – 1
Olive Oil – 1 tbsp.
Cajun Seasoning – 1 tsp

What to Do

1) Cook one cup of white rice.

Rice Cooker 2 cups

2) Large dice the onion.
3) Large dice the red and yellow peppers.
4) Dice the Jalapeno or Serrano (Remove the seeds for a less spicy dish).veggies chopped

5) Drain and rinse pinto beans.
6) Heat a large frying pan, then add the oil.
7) Once heated, add the onion and sauté until they are beginning to soften and start turning translucent.
8) Add the red, yellow and jalapeno or serrano – cook until tender.20180827_081742

9) Add the pinto bean and cook until the beans are hot.
10) Remove from heat. Then, stir in cooked rice.
11) Add the Cajun spice and stir until mixed thoroughly. Then, serve. 20180827_082713

Also view our Tasty Potato and Zucchini Side Dish Recipe 

Happy Eatin’

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