1/4 cup olive oil
2 onions, finely chopped
2 green bell peppers, chopped
3 garlic cloves, chopped
4 bay leaves
1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 cups long-grain white rice
4 (14-ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
2 (14-ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chiles drained
2 cups water
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Heat a large pot over medium-high heat and add the oil. Stir in the onions, peppers, garlic, bay leaves and cumin. Stir and cook for 8 minutes.
Stir in the rice, black beans, tomatoes, water, vinegar and salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for about 40 minutes or until the rice is tender. Serve hot.
Credits to: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ingrid-hoffmann/black-beans-and-rice-recipe.html?oc=linkback