Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay
Save Recipe Print
Total:
10 hr 20 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
8 hr
Cook:
2 hr
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
10 hr 20 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
8 hr
Cook:
2 hr
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Place soaked beans in a medium saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until cooked through, about 1 1/2 hours, adding more water if needed. Drain beans into a colander set over a bowl and reserve the cooking liquid from the beans.

Heat oil in a medium saucepan on the grates of the grill. Add the onions and cook until soft. Add the rice, toss to coat in the oil and onion mixture, and cook for 2 minutes. Add 3 3/4 cups of the bean cooking liquid (if there is not enough liquid, add some water to measure 3 3/4 cups). Season the rice with salt and pepper, stir well, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, place cover on the pot, and cook until rice is just cooked through, about 14 to 16 minutes. 

While the rice is cooking, place cilantro, garlic and pine nuts in a food processor and process until coarsely chopped. With the motor running, add the oil and process until smooth. Add the cheese and process until incorporated. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.  

Place rice and beans in a large bowl, fold in the cilantro pesto, and garnish with the additional chopped cilantro. 

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Cuban Black Bean Soup

Recipe courtesy of Alex Garcia

Easy Rice Bake Casserole

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Green Beans and Tomatoes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Black and White Angel Food Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Glazed Chinese Long Beans

Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.

Asian-Style 3 Bean Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

10-Minute White Bean Soup with Toasted Cheese and Tomato

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Black Beans and Rice

Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.