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Zucchini Corn Black Bean Rice

Easy and simple Zucchini Black Bean Rice Bowl seasoned with fresh thyme and enriched with coconut oil is a very nutritious and healthy meal. Perfect side dish.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine International
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Natalie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup parboiled rice
  • 2 cups vegetable stock homemade or store-bought
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn drained
  • 1 medium zucchini shredded
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 teaspoon thyme fresh or dried
  • lemon juice optional

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan add 2 cups of vegetable stock. Bring to boil. Add coconut oil and rice. Cook rice according to package instructions.

  2. Remove from heat and stir in black beans, corn, zucchini, thyme, and parsley.
  3. Fluff rice with a fork.
  4. Serve immediately.
  5. Sprinkle with fresh lemon juice (optional).