2 cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
4 cups water
2 tablespoons sunflower oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic (3 to 4 medium cloves)
3 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
4 cups black beans
1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
Cook rice in water as directed on package.
Meanwhile, in large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
Stir in beans; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, to blend flavors. Serve over rice; sprinkle with bell pepper.