Cuban Black Beans and Rice

Cuban Black Beans And Rice Recipe

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Betsy Algis

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@kniton

This recipe was given to me by a friend who made it for us for a church meeting one night. I love the flavors and make it quite often for my family.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
6 Hr

Ingredients

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1 pkg
16 oz. black beans, picked through and washed
1 medium
red onion
1 medium
green pepper
1 medium
red pepper
3 clove
garlic, minced
5 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 dash(es)
tabasco sauce
2
bay leaves, dried
1 tsp
cumin
2 c
rice, cooked
1/2 c
monterey jack cheese, shredded

How to Make Cuban Black Beans and Rice

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pick through and wash beans. Cover with water in large pot and bring to a boil. Let beans boil 3 minutes and turn heat off. Cover 1 hour and rinse.
    Re-cover with water and bring to a boil, add 2 Bay Leaves. Set heat to medium and cook until beans are tender, about 3 or 4 hours.
  • 2Heat olive oil in saute pan. Add onion, peppers, and garlic. Saute until vegetables are tender. Set aside.
  • 3Remove bay leaves from beans. Using a stick blender, blend beans until there are some whole beans and some that are blended. Add Cumin.
  • 4Add sauteed vegetables, lemon juice and Tabasco sauce. Cook until heated through and add salt and pepper to taste. Adjust seasonings as needed.
  • 5Serve over cooked rice and cover with grated cheese.

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About Cuban Black Beans and Rice

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #beans, #black, #Cuban




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