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Easy Rice and Beans

Easy Rice and Beans

Three every day ingredients - Minute white rice with pork and beans and barbecue sauce for an Easy Rice and Beans.


1 7-ounce package Minute White Rice
1 15-ounce can pork and beans
1/4 cup barbecue sauce

Bottle of barbecue sauce


Cook rice as directed on package.

Stir in pork and beans and barbecue sauce.

Cook until heated through, stirring occasionally.

Variation: Italian Rice and Beans

1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes with Italian herbs (do not drain)
1 14.5 ounce can Great Northern or cannellini beans, drained
2/3 cup instant rice
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Fresh pepper to taste

Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, covered, over medium-high heat. Uncover pan and continue cooking 2 to 3 minutes, or until rice is tender. Dish is slightly saucy when completely cooked.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Nibbles:

Beans make a healthful, hearty meal out of dishes - they are low in fat and high in fiber and protein, have zero cholesterol, and best of all, are inexpensive! With beans, you can reduce your meat intake, lower your grocery bill - all while adding simple, healthy foods to your diet.

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