Chef Day Radley's spicy one pot black bean rice

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  • 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup brown basmati rice
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 1 or 2 potatoes, roughly chopped
  • 2 or 3 garlic cloves, roughly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon stock powder
  • 2 teaspoon toasted and ground cumin seed or pre-ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon hot smoked paprika


  1. Add all of the ingredients straight into the pan.
  2. Pour in enough water so that the ingredients are just about covered.
  3. Bring to the boil on a high heat, then reduce to a simmer - add a little hot water if the pan dries out too much.
  4. Cook for around 30-40 minutes until the rice is cooked through.

Approximate cost* per portion: 68p

Recipe credit to Chef Day Radley at The Vegan Chef School.

*Approximate cost calculated using average prices from three main supermarket retailers in the UK. Price data accurate as of April 2020.

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