SD Caribbean Rice

Caribbean Rice


1  Sweet potato, diced

1/4  Cup water

4 Cups cooked rice

1  Can black beans, rinsed and drained

1/2 Cup green onions (scallions)

1/2 Cup chopped red bell pepper

1  Cup chopped fresh Del Monte pineapple

¼ Cup pineapple juice

2  Tablespoons vinegar

2  Tablespoons olive oil

1/2 Teaspoon ground ginger

2  Teaspoons chopped peanuts, optional

Dash cayenne pepper

Salt and pepper to taste


Place sweet potatoes* and water in microwave-safe dish, covered, and microwave for about 3 to 4 minutes until done. Drain and dice. In a large bowl, combine cooked rice, sweet potatoes, green onions, red bell pepper, and pineapple. In a small bowl, whisk together pineapple juice, vinegar, olive oil, ginger, cayenne, salt and pepper. Carefully toss with rice mixture; sprinkle with peanuts, if desired. Refrigerate until serving.

*Canned sweet potatoes are precooked

Recipes from:  Holly Clegg
The Healthy Cooking Blog


Serving Size: 10

Cook Time:  25 minutes