Caribbean Rice and Beans

Ingredients for 4 servings:
1. 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
2. 1 large pimiento, thin strips or 1 large roasted red pepper, cut into short thin strips
3. 1/2 small green pepper, cut into short, thin strips
4. 2 garlic cloves, minced
5. 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
6. 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
7. 5 -10 dashes Tabasco sauce (can use another hot sauce)
8. 3 cups cooked white rice
9. 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced
10. salt, to taste
11. pepper, to taste

Directions:
1. In large saute pan, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking. Add pimiento, green pepper and garlic.
2. Saute 2 minutes.
3. Add beans, Tabasco, and vinegar.
4. Bring to boil, reduce heat to low, cover nd simmer 5 minutes.
5. Stir in rice and cilantro. Stir.
6. Salt and pepper to taste.
7. Serve.

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