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quick cuban black beans

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Juliann Esquivel
Florida City, FL

In a hurry? These beans will be done in 30 minutes. They will taste as if you been cooking them all day. When you don't have time to make the classic Cuban Black beans which take about four to six hours. Here is my recipe made with canned black beans. I prefected it one afternoon when in a pinch for time. They tasted almost as good as my six hour recipe Enjoy

(3 ratings)
yield 4 to 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For quick cuban black beans

  • 2 can
    seasoned kirby or goya black beans
  • 1/2 lg
    fresh green sweet pepper diced small
  • 1/2 lg
    fresh vidalia or white onion diced small
  • 3 clove
    fresh garlic smashed or mashed
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, light
  • 2 tsp
    wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    white cooking wine
  • 1 md
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 12 sm
    green olives stuffed with pimentos
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    adobe goya brand powder
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 sm
    can goya or iberia roasted red pimentos cut in strips garnish

How To Make quick cuban black beans

  • 1
    We will make a Sofrito first. It is made in almost all of Spanish,Cuban or Puerto Rican cooking. Heat oil in a deep pot. Add onion, green pepper, garlic, and olives saute about 5 minutes until onion and green peppers are limp.
  • 2
    Next to your sofrito add vinegar, wine, sugar, bay leaf, oregano, cumin, salt, black pepper and adobe seasoning. Stir well and continue to cook five more minutes.
  • 3
    Next open cans of black beans and add to the sofrito with 1/2 cup water. Cover and Simmer for five more minutes on medium flame. Serve on top of white rice with strips of red pimentos prppers on top of beans as a garnish. You may adjust easonings to your taste salt and pepper before serving. "Buen Provecho" Enjoy
  • 4
    The above picture shows my wings from another recipe that I have posted. The picture is just an example of how you can serve your black beans usually on top of white rice. Enjoy

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