Backpackers Pantry: Mexican Cowboy Beans & Rice

$10.00

Wait until you try these cowboy beans and rice. You will think they were cooked in a dutch oven over a fire. With smoky, molasses, flavors this dish will make your taste buds sing. We combined Organic quinoa with brown rice and pinto beans to create a wholesome stew. If only there was a slab or cornbread to go with it.....

Formerly called Charros Beans & Rice is a Traditional Mexican Cowboy seasoned bean dish. The rich international flavors in these hearty beans will have you dreaming of campfires, saguaro cactus & a star filled sky. Fiber and protein rich brown rice is combined with creamy pinto beans and organic quinoa for nutritionally perfect vegan meal. Backpacker’s Pantry’ chef uses beer, guajillo chili, molasses, smoky bacon flavor and a little lime juice. Vegetarians will love this gourmet, fortified bean & rice meal providing all 9 amino acids for optimal nutrition when in the outdoors or at your desk. Bring along the cheese or cornbread or try rolling Mexican Cowboy Beans & Brown Rice into a flour tortilla for lunch. Scoop with tortilla chips to keep everyone happy until dinner is ready. Backpacker’s Pantry Mexican Cowboy Beans & Rice is a natural partner for a chunky salsa or melty cheese. Not gluten free but Charros is dairy free, high-protein and plant-based. Two cups of boiling water and 15-20 minutes hydration time is all you need. Seven year shelf life lets you be prepared for any emergency. Soy free. Hearty and warming with lots of possibilities as a side dish or main meal. Now what to feed the horse….

Ingredients

PRECOOKED PARBOILED LONG GRAIN BROWN RICE, PINTO BEANS, SAUCE (TOMATO POWDER (TOMATO, 1% SILICON DIOXIDE), SEA SALT, GARLIC, ONION, NATURAL BEER FLAVOR (MALTODEXTRIN, BEER (MALTED BARLEY, HOPS, YEAST), GUAJILLO CHILI PEPPERS, BACON FLAVOR (MALTODEXTRIN, 

Preparation

Remove and discard enclosed oxygen absorber before beginning food preparation. Add 2 1/2 cups (600mL) of boiling water. Stir well. Seal and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Stir and serve. Rehydration time doubles every 5,000 feet of elevation gain. Our directions are set for 5,000 feet.