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HoneyBaked Ham, Black Bean & Green Rice

To 1 prepared package of pesto sauce add:
   1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
   1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Toast 1/3 cup pine nuts in a small bowl in a 350º oven for 8 minutes until browned. Set aside for later.

Meanwhile, in a large saucepan bring to boil and then reduce to low and simmer 20 minutes:
   4 cups water
   2 cups long-grain rice
   3 tablespoons butter

In another saucepan heat together and simmer until slightly thickened (15-20 minutes):
   1 1/3 cup diced HoneyBaked Ham
   2 cans black beans (undrained)
   1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
   1 tablespoon liquid hot sauce. (more or less to taste)

When rice is cooked, stir in pesto mixture and either dish out individual servings or place entire mixture in a serving bowl.

Top with ham and beans mixture. Garnish with the toasted pine nuts.

Serves 10 to 12 as a side dish.

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