Fine Vegetable Cuisine

Colorful Rice with Bell Peppers and Green Beans

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Colorful Rice with Bell Peppers and Green Beans
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation

Healthy, because

Even smarter

Paprika and green beans generously supply the immune strengthening vitamin C, which is also important for the building of bones, connective tissue and teeth. Chickpeas, kidney beans and peas are rich in vegetable protein and bring a long-lasting satiation due to their high fibre content.

If you don't follow a vegan diet and want to enhance the dish with even more protein, you can refine the rice pan with poached eggs. One egg can be added per person.

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
150 grams
300 grams
Bell pepper (red, green and yellow)
150 grams
Tomatoes (ripe)
1 small jar
Kidney beans (Drained, 150 grams)
1 small jar
Chickpeas (Drained, 120 grams)
150 grams
green Beans
2
small Onions
1
4 tablespoons
100 grams
Peas (frozen)
freshly ground Pepper
1 teaspoon
Lemon peel (organic)
1 tablespoon
chopped mixed Fresh herbs
Lemon wedges (for garnish)

Preparation steps

1.

Cover the rice with almost twice the amount of salted water, bring to a boil and simmer over low heat for 15-20 minutes..

2.

Rinse the bell peppers, cut into quarters, trim, remove the seeds and remove the ribs. Rinse tomatoes and pat dry. Cut the vegetables into bite-sized pieces. Rinse the kidney beans and chickpeas and drain. Rinse green beans, trim and blanch for about 6 minutes in boiling salted water. Remove, rinse and drain. Peel the onions and garlic and chop finely.

3.

Heat the olive oil in a pot. Add beans, bell peppers and zucchini to the pot and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add onions and garlic and cook until soft. Add kidney beans, chickpeas and broth, bring to a boil, then add the peas. Add the rice, mix and cook over medium heat 2-4 minutes. Add tomatoes, mix and heat briefly. Season with salt and pepper. Fold in lemon zest and herbs. Serve garnished with the lemon wedges.