1 1/2 cups uncooked rice
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 corn off the cob kernels
2 small zucchini, cone #2
2 tsp butter or earth balance
Juice of 1 lime and zest
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
In a large saucepan add water, cook rice with lid a ajar for first 8 min then put lid on and turn to low and cook until tender. Remove from heat and stir in black beans, corn, zucchini, butter, lime juice and cilantro. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
Fluff rice with a fork; season with salt and pepper, to taste.