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You can't beat Instant Pot Black Beans and Rice with Avocado Salsa for a healthy, economical meal that comes together easily! 192 calories and 6 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
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Instant Pot Black Beans & Rice with Avocado Salsa

You can't beat Instant Pot Black Beans and Rice with Avocado Salsa for a healthy, economical meal that comes together easily! 268 calories and 6 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Entrees
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Gluten Free
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 267.9kcal

Ingredients

The rice and beans:

The Salsa:

  • 2 California avocados chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 medium tomatoes diced
  • 3 tablespoons minced cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons minced jalapeno pepper seeds removed
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

The Rice and Beans:

  • Set the Instant Pot to Saute mode and add the olive oil.
  • Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to soften, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the garlic, cumin, chili powder, paprika, oregano and salt. Cook for 30 seconds. Turn off the Instant Pot.
  • Pour in the vegetable broth, water, dried black beans and rice, and stir.
  • Put the lid on the Instant Pot, close the steam vent and set to HIGH pressure. Adjust the time to 30 minutes. The Instant Pot will take approximately 15 minutes to come to pressure.
  • Let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes, then release the pressure the rest of the way.
  • Squeeze in the the lime juice, fluff the rice and beans with a fork and season to taste. Serve with the avocado salsa.

The Salsa:

  • While the rice and beans are cooking, stir together the avocado, lime juice, tomato, cilantro, jalapeno and salt.

Notes

Weight Watchers Points: 6 (Freestyle SmartPoints)

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cup Rice & Beans + 1/4 Cup Salsa | Calories: 267.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 39.3g | Protein: 10.3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Sodium: 322mg | Fiber: 10.6g | Sugar: 2.2g