Rice and beans are incomplete plant based proteins. Complete proteins contain the full spectrum of all 9 amino acids. Some complete protein examples include chicken and salmon. Soy is the one complete plant-based protein. Beans are deficient of Methionine, found in rice. Rice is deficient in Lysine found in beans. Together they form a complete protein complex . Rice and beans are staples worldwide. Be adventurous and top with your favorite grilled veggies or add avocado and salsa. 1 cup of whole grain rice has 5 grams of protein, 1 cup of black beans or kidney beans has 15 grams of protein. Enjoy a healthy staple meal packed with protein and fiber!