Ingredients

  • 1 can (19oz) Kidney beans, including liquid
  • 1 can (14 oz) Coconut milk
  • Water (approx 1-2/3 cups)
  • 2 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 1 Small onion or 2 stalks scallion, chopped
  • 1 tsp Dried thyme
  • 1½ to 2 tsp Salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 cups Long grain rice (rinsed and drained)
  • optional Scotch bonnet pepper

Method
1. Drain the liquid from the can of beans into a measuring cup and
add the can of coconut milk and enough water to make four cups of liquid
2. Add liquid, beans, garlic, chopped onion and thyme to large pot
3. Add salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil.
4. Add rice and boil on High for 2 minutes.
5. Turn heat to Low, and cook covered until all water is absorbed (about 15 to 20 min).  Optional, to make it hot, you can add a whole scotch bonnet pepper on the liquid and then remove before serving.
6. Fluff with fork before serving.