Asian/Mexican Fusion Style Beans

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Ingredients (6)

  • 1 can Goya Black Beans or Black-Eyed Peas
  • 1/2 bag of Sargento shredded cheese (Prefer. mix of cheddar and mozzarella)
  • 2 Tbs. Vietnamese Chili Paste
  • White Rice
  • 1/2 Onion, diced.
  • Optional: Spinach

Summary

My brother, the real family chef, taught me how to make this incredibly easy and delicious dish in less than ten minutes. Perfect for the dirt-poor college student in your life.

Instructions

  1. 1Open can of beans, drain liquid, and put in a large enough bowl for mixing in other ingredients. Microwave or otherwise cook until entire bowl is warm. (About 1:30 seconds in a 1500 watt microwave oven)
  2. 2While beans are still slightly warm, add a substantial amount of white rice, as much as you prefer.
  3. 3Put entire mixture back into microwave and cook for another minute and a half or until very warm or hot.
  4. 4Afterwards, take the still-hot mixture of rice and beans and mix in the shredded cheese until melted into the mix.
  5. 5Sprinkle diced onions on top; you can either serve this way or mix onions in. (I prefer the latter)
  6. 6Optional: Mix with slightly wilted spinach for color, flavor, and texture.
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