Rice and beans is a popular basic Brazilian dish.
Beans are a source of protein, rich in iron and other important
nutrients to our body.
And rice is a rich source of carbo.
Preferentially consume at lunch to have power for the rest of your day.
Simple and tasty : The real Brazilian happy meal .
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Step 1: Ingredients
- 2 cup dried Black Beans
- 1 cup chopped Onion
- 1 tsp chopped garlic
- smocked sausage or chopped bacon, about 1/2 cup (or the both) - I used a sort of sausage we have here, called "calabresa".
- 1 cup tomato paste
- 1 bay leaf or in powder [optional]
cumin powder, a pinch brown pepper
salt and black pepper
2 cups brown or white rice
Salt and 1.2 tsp chopped garlic saute in a tsp oil
- 1.2 Sliced Carrot
- 1.2 Green Peppers
- 1 Slice of Cheese
- Aluminum cutters
For ears and snout
- I Slice Ham