PS or PP Spicy Black Beans & Greens Over Rice

Chef:  Vicki Brett Gach
Makes:  5-7 Servings
Prep Time:  5 minutes
Cook Time:  5 minutes
Total Time:  10 minutes






  • 2 c of prepared black beans, or one 15-ounce can, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 c fresh salsa (or to taste)
  • 4 c of raw greens, stems stripped, and leaves rinsed and chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 c of cooked brown rice (warm)

Optional Garnishes: avocado (Plant Strong only)  chopped tomatoes, diced bell peppers, and fresh cilantro or basil


  1. Heat rinsed black beans in a large saucepan.
  2. Stir in salsa, and then add the chopped greens. Cover to steam until tender.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve over warm brown rice.


  1. Garnish with avocado (Plant Strong only) , chopped tomatoes, diced bell peppers, and fresh cilantro or basil.
  2. You can also serve along with toasted corn tortillas, if desired.

VICKI BRETT-GACH is a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator.  Connect with Ann Arbor Vegan Kitchen on Facebook ( and follow her Ann Arbor Vegan Kitchen blog at for new recipes as soon as they are published.


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