In a deep skillet or saute pan set over moderate heat, warm the oil until it is hot. Add the onion, green pepper
, and garlic, and cook the mixture, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, or until softened. Add the tomatoes, bay leaves, oregano
, Italian seasoning, and lemon pepper, and cook the mixture 1 minute. Dissolve the bouillon in the water, add to the tomato mixture and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
Add the rice, cannellini beans
, and salt, and simmer
the mixture, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes more, or until beans and rice are heated through. Mixture will have the consistency of a risotto
. Remove and discard bay leaves. Season with the olive oil and sprinkle with cheese