1 tablespoon avocado or olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 red bell pepper
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound ground turkey
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon Herbamare
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1 cup basmati rice
1 cup water or broth
1 (15-ounce) can black or pinto beans, drained and rinsed
Celtic sea salt and black pepper to taste
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1 big handful cilantro, chopped
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic and cook for 3 minutes. Add ground turkey, tomato paste, Herbamare, chili powder, paprika and cumin and cook until turkey has browned, about 5 minutes.
Stir in rice, water, beans, and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce to simmer for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and top with cheese. Cover for 5 minutes.
Garnished with cilantro and serve immediately.
Tip: Add diced tomato, avocado and drizzle with lime juice before serving.