1 – 29 oz. can of black beans – drained
1 – 12 oz. bag of frozen green peas
1 pouch of instant barley
1 cup of uncooked rice
4 cloves of garlic – chopped
1 healthy handful of fresh Italian parsley – chopped
4 stalks of celery with leaves - chopped
1 bunch of fresh scallions – chopped
1 Jalapeño – grilled & chopped with seeds
Dashes of sea salt
Dashes of fresh ground black pepper
Olive oil for drizzling
In a rice cooker place the rice and barley and in the steamer place the peas.
On a heated griddle place the Jalapeño and grill on all sides and chop.
In a large frying pan heat a few drizzles of olive oil and place the garlic, parsley, celery and scallions. Sauté for a minute or two and add the cooked rice, barley, Jalapeño and peas. Add the drained black beans and toss.
Add the seasonings and another drizzle of olive oil.
This is a delicious side dish to add to any meal.
Enjoy with much Love,
Black Beans & Green Peas with Rice & Barley