Puerto Rican Rice and Beans

Puerto Rican Rice And Beans Recipe

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@bamassee

Mom started making this dish when we moved to Puerto Rico in the early 70's. It became a family favorite and takes me back to that place and time with each bite.

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Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 2
    ham steaks, cubed
  • 1 large
    onion
  • 1 large
    bell pepper
  • 4 clove
    garlic
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 2-3 can(s)
    water (tomato sauce can)
  • 1 Tbsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    cilantro, dried (i use a small bunch of fresh, minced)
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 can(s)
    favorite pinto beans (or can use homemade)

How to Make Puerto Rican Rice and Beans

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown diced ham in oil
  2. Add onion, garlic and bell pepper and saute with ham
  3. Add tomato sauce & water along with oregano, cilantro and pepper
  4. Simmer for 30 min., covered
  5. Add 2 cans of pinto beans, cover and simmer 1 hour (you may need to add a little water after adding beans, use your judgement)
  6. Remove from heat and serve over rice

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About Puerto Rican Rice and Beans

Course/Dish: Pork, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Puerto Rican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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