Frijoles Negros a la Cubana

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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.

Rating:
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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

How to Make Frijoles Negros a la Cubana

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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