Merchant Marine Beans
cooked brown rice (equal to one cup uncooked)
1 can navy beans (or any white beans)
1/2 tomato, diced
2 cloves garlic , finely chopped (if you like it garlicky like us)
fresh basil (about 5 leaves)
black pepper to taste
white pepper to taste
oregano to taste (we used lots)
salt to taste
quick, cheap, and delicious! serve in fancy dishes and it almost looks gormet. almost.
Cook rice according to directions.
About 10 minutes before it's done, spray some non-stick spray in a pan. Add garlic, let fry for a minute or less (depending on how hungry you are). Add tomato. Drain 2/3 of water from beans, Add them to the garlic and tomato.
Tear up basil into little pieces, sprinkle on top of beans along with other spices. Let cook for a few minutes, until a good bit of the water cooks off and the tomato is soft.
Serve over rice.