Vegan Cuban Rice and Beans

Vegan Cuban Rice and Beans

For a high protein, high fibre vegan Cuban rice dish, serving 4-6, follow the recipe and instructions below


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1.5 cup uncooked Red Lentil Rice
  • 1 tin black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic, mince
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • salted, pepper to taste

Optional: Handful of chopped fresh coriander, tortilla chips, tomato salsa.


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add garlic, onion and pepper and cook for around 3 minutes.
  2. Add vegetable broth and rice and cook for around 7-8 minutes
  3. Add black beans, vinegar and cumin and season with salt & pepper.
  4. Cook for around 5 more minutes, or until rice is cooked
  5. Serve on plates with optional coriander, tortilla chips and salsa