Baby's Rice and Beans

Baby's Rice and Beans
Yield: 1 cup Start to Finish 15 mins


  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking rice
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained

Make It

1. Cook rice according to package directions. Puree rice, beans, and 1/3 cup water in a small food processor or blender until smooth. Add more water, if necessary, to desired consistency. Be sure there are no large pieces of bean skin in the mixture. Use within 1 day, or freeze up to 1 month.

To Freeze:

2. Spoon finished food into ice cube trays. Cover with waxed paper and freeze until firm. When ice cubes are frozen, remove cubes from tray and store in a resealable plastic freezer bag or freezer container. Label package with contents and date. Use within 1 month. Before serving, let thaw in the refrigerator overnight.

To Serve:

3. Heat thawed mixture to lukewarm in a small dish set in a pan of hot water. Stir before serving. Always sample a small bite to make sure the food is not too hot.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 18, carb. (g): 4, pro. (g): 1, sodium (mg): 26, iron (mg): , Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.