4 tsp. olive oil 1 cup onion, chopped fine 1 red bell pepper, chopped fine 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 2¼ cups water 1½ cups long-grain brown rice 1 tsp. salt 1-2 (15 oz.) cans black beans, drained and rinsed ¾ cup corn kernels (fresh from cob, or frozen and thawed) ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
CRACK GREEN BEANS Green beans, drained (note: you can substitute a similar amount of frozen green beans, about 4 (12-ounce) bags, thawed, or you can use fresh green beans, too) 12 slices bacon 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 7 teaspoons soy sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder Put the drained beans in a 9x13 pan. Add the cooked bacon pieces. Mix the remaining ingredients ( the crack sauce). Pour over the beans and bake 40 minutes at 350. Toss and serve.
The Quickest Burrito Bowl You'll Ever MakeWhat You'll Need:1 package Trader Joe’s frozen brown rice1 bag Trader Joe’s frozen Just Grilled Chicken (or fresh chicken breast strips from the refrigerated section)1 can black or pinto beans, rinsedChopped tomatoesSliced avocadoCilantro leavesCotija cheese, optionalSalsa or hot sauce, optional #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/trader-joes-frozen-meal-hacks#slide-7