Beans and Rice Meals
Are you looking for cheap and easy meal ideas? Whether you are trying to make dinner on a budget or looking for dinner inspiration discover 35+ beans and rice recipes below you can use as a side dish or main dish meal.
Living Frugally Beans & Rice
If you are running a tight budget and searching for frugal meal ideas rice and bean recipes can help you get dinner, lunch or breakfast on the table and under budget.
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Dave Ramsey Beans and Rice
Financial mentor Dave Ramsey suggests beans and rice meals to those trying to reduce their debt. Learn more about the money saving Dave Ramsey Baby Steps.
Types Of Beans
Types Of Rice
How To Make Beans and Rice
Both beans and rice can be cooked in a variety of ways. We cook rice in our Instant Pot. 1 cup of rice to 1 cup of water for 4 minutes and a ten minute release and it comes out perfect every time. Rice and beans can be cooked on the stove. In the microwave, in a slow cooker and even in a skillet.
One Pot Rice and Beans
One pot meals are an amazing time saver and with one pot their is less to clean up. Sheet pan meal ideas are the same – great meals, less clean up.
What To Eat With Beans & Rice
Beans and rice meals can be served on their own or as a side to sausage, chicken or shrimp. In reality rice or beans can be the perfect side dish to any meal.
Beans and Rice Side Dish
If you are looking for a great one pot beans and rice dish Spanish Rice & Beans from Dishing Out Health is amazing. You could serve this as a main dish or use as a side either way this dish is great.
Lentil & Rice Recipes
Lentils are a small round legume used in vegetarian cooking. Lentil recipes are extremely budget friendly and high in both fiber and protein.
Mujadara – Contentedness Cooking
Instant Pot Southwest Lentils & Rice – Marsha Eileen
Brown Lentil & Mushroom Rice – The Healthy Foodie
Beans and Rice Cooking Supplies
Cheap & Easy Beans and Rice Meals
Rice and bean meals are super easy to make and cheap on the pocket book. Plus they are great time saver weekday dinner meals. Below you will find over a months work of rice and bean recipes you can include in your monthly meal plan.
Beans & Rice Recipes Healthy
Black Bean, Coconut Rice Salad – Art & The Kitchen
Cilantro Lime Rice and Black Beans – Cooktoria
Louisiana Red Beans & Rice – Diethood
Gallo Pinto – Evolving Table
Wild Rice With Garbanzo Beans – Famed Recipes
Beans & Rice Recipes Crockpot
Crockpot Red Beans & Rice – Gimme Some Oven
Easy Slow Cooker Cuban Black Beans – The Full Helping
Slow Cooker Black Bean & Rice Soup – Kalyn’s Kitchen
Slow Cooker Baked Beans – The Kitchn
Slow Cooker Black Bean Burritos – Vegan In The Freezer
Beans & Rice Recipes Instant Pot
Creamy White Beans with Kale & Wild Rice – Rainbow Plant Life
Easy Instant Pot Burrito Bowl – Eating Instantly
Instant Pot Red Beans & Rice Stew – SkinnyMs
Instant Pot Brazilian Beans – Tidy Mo
Instant Pot Jamaican Rice – Eat With Your Eyes
Beans & Rice Recipes Skillet
30 Minute Black Bean, Corn & Rice Skillet – Lord Byron’s Kitchen
Skillet Dirty Rice – Mom’s Dinner
Cilantro Lime Black Bean Shrimp and Rice Skillet – Julia’s Album
Spicy Mexican Skillet – The Girl Who Ate Everything
Cheesy Zucchini, Black Bean and Rice Skillet – Ashcroft Family Table
Beans & Rice Recipes Vegetarian
Vegetarian Burrito Bowls – More Than Meat & Potatoes
Vegetarian Feijoada – Bacon Is Magic
Moroccan Inspired Casserole – Bear Plate
Vegan Red Beans & Rice – Eating With Clarity
Vegan Jambalaya – Vegan Heavan
Beans & Rice Recipes Mexican
Spanish Rice & Beans – Dishing Out Health
Instant Pot Mexican Rice – 31 Daily
Enchilada Rice – Simple Veganista
Chicken Taco Bowl – Tastes Better From Scratch
Mexican Rice Casserole – Build Your Bite
Beans & Rice Recipes Budget
Vegan Red Beans & Rice – Midwest Foodie
Easy Mixed Rice & Beans – Briana Thomas
Spanish Rice & Beans – Jar of Lemons
Roasted Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Lime Rice Bowls – This Wife Cooks
Red Beans & Rice – African Bites