Moro de Habichuelas 


Fuel your body and soul with this delicious and nutritious Moro de Habichuelas – a Dominican classic made with long grain rice, beans, coconut milk and flavourful spices! 🌱🍚 

Video recipe:

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4



🌱1/2 bell pepper

🌱1 onion

🌱1 small carrot

🌱3 cloves of garlic

🌱250 g long grain rice

🌱400 ml fat coconut milk

🌱220 g red kidney beans (boiled or canned)

🌱4 Tbsp tomato sauce

🌱1 tsp coriander powder

🌱1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (or chilli powder)

🌱1/2 tsp cumin

🌱1 bay leaf

🌱Salt & pepper to taste

🌱200 ml veggie stock or water

🌱4 Tbsp olive oil for cooking

🌱Fresh parsley or coriander for serving

How to prepare:

  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, bell pepper and cubbed carrot, and sauté for 2-3 minutes until they start to soften.
  2. Add the minced garlic to the pot and continue to sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the long grain rice to the pot and stir everything together.
  4. Add the tomato sauce, fat coconut milk, veggie stock (or water), cumin, coriander, bay leaf, cayenne pepper (or chilli powder) and a pinch of salt and pepper to the pot. Stir everything together and bring the mixture to a boil.

5. Add the beans, reduce the heat and cover the pot with a lid.

6. Let the mixture simmer for about 20 minutes, or until the rice is cooked and has absorbed all of the liquid.

7. Remove the pot from the heat and let it sit for a few minutes before fluffing the rice with a fork.

8. Serve hot, with some fresh parsley or coriander on top and enjoy your delicious Moro de Habichuelas!

Don’t forget to come back to this recipe’s comment section and let us know how your dish turned out, in case you try it! Enjoy and see you soon with more vegan culinary inspiration. 🤗


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