Cuban Fried Rice

Browned pineapple slices layered with ham, black beans, sweet peppers, and rice are at the heart of this dazzling main-dish recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Cuban Fried Rice

Ingredients
1
fresh pineapple, peeled, packed in juice
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
ounce cooked long grain rice
12
ounces cooked ham, coarsely chopped
1
cup chopped or sliced sweet peppers
1
1/2
15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained (3/4 cup)
 
Lime Wedges

Directions

  1. Remove pineapple from container, reserving juice. Cut pineapple in 3/4-inch slices; discard core if present. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat; add pineapple slices. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until beginning to brown. Divide pineapple among four plates.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare rice according to package directions. Add ham and peppers to skillet; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beans and rice. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until heated through. Stir in reserved pineapple juice. Serve with lime wedges. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Cuban Fried Rice)
    Per serving:
  • 375 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 2 g monounsatured fat),
  • 38 mg chol.,
  • 1549 mg sodium,
  • 58 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 13 g sugar,
  • 24 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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