Category: Mother's Day Cooking Ideas - Mothers Day Unit of Study
Product: Mother's Day Recipes for Kids
Ham and Pineapple Rice Dinner
This is a simple full meal deal to serve to Mom on her special day. It's a little different but Mom with enjoy every bite. Add a scrumptious dessert and you have the perfect meal to show Mom just how special she is.
What You Need:
1 T olive oil
1 (20 oz.) can pineapple chunks in their own juice
1 (14.8 oz) pkg. long grain rice, cooked
12 oz. ham, cooked and coarsely chopped
1 C sweet pepper, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
1/2 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
How to Make It:
Pour the oil in a skillet and place over medium heat.
Add the pineapple chunks, reserving the juice, and cook 3 minutes or until beginning to brown on all sides, stirring often.
Remove the pineapple and place in a covered bowl to keep warm.
Add the ham and peppers to the skillet.
Cook 3 minutes stirring frequently.
Stir in the beans and rice.
Continue cooking 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until completely heated through.
Remove the mixture to a serving bowl.
Stir in the browned pineapple and the reserved juice.