Coconut Rice with Red Beans

Red beans and coconut milk add an islandy flavor to this rice.


  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 15 oz can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 oz can unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 cup water - or perhaps a bit more
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Put the beans, coconut milk, water, and beans in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Turn down and cover and cook for 20 minutes, until the rice is done. You may need to add a bit more water.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.