Put aside chopped onion, red and green pepper, also mince garlic.
In a cast iron pot about 4 quarts, put oil when hot put in ham let cook for 3 minutes then add onions, peppers and garlic. Also chop cilantro and put in pot to cook at medium heat.
When tender add tomato sauce ,the sazon seasoning and adobo, pimento olive and the 2 cans of pink beans or small red beans stir put in the rice and chicken bouillon and chicken stock, make sure it does not have too much liquid.
Cook in low heat cover tight or put aluminum first and cover and let cook for 30 minutes. When liquid is absorbed take large spoon for moving rice around and do it a few times.
Then cover and cook for another 30 minutes. You will be smelling the aroma of your rice. Uncover and stir again and taste the rice to see if grain is fully cooked. If so cover shut the stove and now you are ready to enjoy your delicious Puerto Rican rice and beans. You could make pork chops or chicken and salad on the side. You won't regret doing this dish, bon appetite. Serves 8 or more depending on how you serve.
This dish goes good with my flan as a dessert. Whatever you serve it with - enjoy my authentic Puerto Rican rice and beans!
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