Monday, August 12, 2013

Cafe Rio Black Beans!

Best recipe I have ever made! Great for your Mexican dish!

Black Beans

2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1 tsp. Ground Cumin
1 can Black Beans, rinsed and drained
1 1/3 cup Tomato Juice
1 1/2 tsp. Salt
2 Tbsp. Fresh Chopped cilantro

In a nonstick skillet, cook garlic and cumin in olive oil over medium heat until you can smell it. Add beans, tomato juice, and salt. Continually stir until heated through. Just before serving stir in the cilantro.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Cafe Rio Cilantro Lime Rice!

I made this last week and it tasted amazing!!! I would have to say exactly like the rice you get at Cafe Rio! I made the whole meal!! So stay tuned for other recipes to come and get your whole Cafe Rio dish!

Cilantro Lime Rice

1 Cup uncooked Rice
1 tsp. Butter or Margarine
2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
1 tsp. Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
1 can 15 oz. Chicken Broth
1 cup Water
1 Tbsp. Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
2 tsp. Sugar
3 Tbsp. Fresh Chopped Cilantro

In a saucepan combine rice, butter, garlic, 1 tsp. lime, chicken broth and water. Bring this to a boil and cover and cook on low for 15-20 minutes until the rice is tender. Remove this from the heat. In a small bowl combine the lime juice, sugar and cilantro. Pour over the hot cooked rice and mix in as you fluff the rice.