Frijoles Negros a la Cubana

Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

The pressure cooker does a great job of cooking beans quickly, presoaking them for about 4 hours speeds the process even more.


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Serves:
Serves 16
Prep:
4 Hr
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Pressure Cooker

Ingredients

2 lb
dried black beans (soaked for 4 hours in water to cover)
2
ham hocks
4 tsp
olive oil
1/2 c
diced smoked pork or salt pork
1/2
green bell pepper (diced)
1
onion (diced)
1 clove
garlic (minced)
2
bay leaves
1 tsp
ground black pepper
salt

Step-By-Step

1In a bowl, soak the beans in water to cover by 2 inches for 4 hours. Drain.
2In a 6-quart pressure cooker, heat olive oil. Add smoked or salted pork and brown.
3Add bell pepper, onion, and garlic. Cook until onion is translucent and pepper is tender
4Add ham hock, bay leaf, black pepper, drained beans, and 3 cups water. Lock lid and place cooker over high heat.
5When regulator rotates, lower heat to medium-high and set timer for 6 minutes.
6When time is up, release pressure by removing cooker from heat, letting cool 10 minutes, then placing in sink under cold running water
7Season with salt to taste.

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