Du Riz Cole (Rice and Beans)


By Haitian Recipes


  • 1 bag of pink beans
  • 4 cups of Jasmine Elephant Rice
  • 2-3 tsp of Adobo seasoning salt
  • 2 Maggi chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 tsp of black pepper
  • 4 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 2 tsp of garlic powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup of olive oil

Add one bag of pink beans to a pot of water
Let boil over high heat for 15-20 minutes
Add 8 more cups of water as the beans begin to surface to the top
Let it cook until beans are softened
Drain the beans and reserve the liquid.

In a separate pot, add 1 cup of oil over high heat.
Add the cooked beans into the pot.
Mix in the spices and seasonings
Stir-fry the beans for about 5 minutes.
Add in the fresh thyme and bay leaves.
Pour in the reserved liquid.
Add rice and stir occasionally over high heat.
Keep uncovered and continue to stir as needed.
Reduce heat and let it cook until all the liquid is absorbed.
Cover over low heat. Remove bay leaves and thyme.


Serves 6 – 8
Nutritional Information

Calories 424.6
Total Fat 27.8 g
Protein 5.3 g
Carbohydrate 39.5 g
Fiber 4.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 7.2 %
Sodium 837.9 mg
Calcium 3 %
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