Easy Spicy Beans and Rice
 
 2 C. Brown rice (uncooked), or 4 C. cooked
 2 15-oz cans of any type of beans
 1/2 C. salsa
 1 clove garlic, minced (or 1 tsp. minced garlic-in-a-jar)
 1/2 large red onion, chopped
 2 tsp cumin
 2 C tomato (ie spagetti) sauce
 10 dashes tabasco sauce
 
 If using uncooked rice, start it cooking.
 
 Rinse canned beans thoroughly in a colander.  In a large nonstick frying
 pan add salsa, garlic, onions, and cumin.  Saute until onions are limp.
 Add tomato sauce and tabasco sauce, and simmer.
 
 If using cooked rice, reheat it now.
 
 Five minutes before the rice is ready, stir the beans in gently and
 simmer until well heated.
 
 Serve beans over rice.
 
 From “Think Light” meal program, which states:
 Serves 4 (1-cup) servings.  Per serving - 424 calories.  2.7 gms fat
 (5% cff).  84 gms carb.  21 gms protein.  450 mg sodium.  25 gms fiber.