Black Bean & Yellow Rice Salad

Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

Refreshing Caribbean Dish that is quick and easy! Great for lunch or as a side dish to accompany Jerk Chicken. Pair with a fruity and berry filled Australian Shiraz! Enjoy!

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  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over moderately low heat in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in garlic, turmeric, cumin, 3/4 teaspoons of the salt, black pepper, and rice.
  4. Cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.
  5. Add water and bay leaf and bring to a simmer.
  6. Cover and reduce heat to low and cook for about 20 minutes, until all the liquid is absorbed and the rice is done.
  7. Remove bay leaf.
  8. In a large glass or stainless-steel bowl, combine rice, beans, bell peppers, and tomatoes.
  9. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and 1/4 teaspoon salt, vinegar, vermouth (if using)and parsley.
  10. Toss gently to combine.
  11. Serve with lime wedges, if using.