Fried Eggs with Cheesy Brown Rice, Beans and Salsa
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Fried Eggs with Cheesy Brown Rice, Beans and Salsa

Cheesy brown rice, black beans and fresh salsa make the perfect bed for fried eggs. Fresh cilantro and chopped scallions add a burst of flavor.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword rice dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 449kcal
Author Liz Della Croce

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup shredded 2% sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup scallions chopped

Instructions

  • Spray a large frying pan with non-stick spray (or a little olive oil) and heat brown rice and black beans over medium heat until warmed through - about 2-3 minutes.
  • When the rice and bean mixture is hot, sprinkle the cheese on top and cover pan with a lid to melt cheese.
  • Meanwhile, fry eggs working in batches in a separate frying pan.
  • When you're ready to assemble, divide cheesy rice and bean mixture evenly between four plates. Top with salsa, two fried eggs and a sprinkle of cilantro and scallions.

Notes

Watching your cholesterol? Swap a whole egg for two egg whites.

Nutrition

Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 44.4g | Protein: 28.8g | Fat: 17.4g | Saturated Fat: 6.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11.2g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 450mg | Sodium: 852mg | Fiber: 7.4g | Sugar: 1.5g