Frijoles Negros Cuban Black Beans

barbara lentz


So good you can add more liquid to make it a soup also.


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  • 1 lb
    dried black beans
  • 4 c
  • 6 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 large
    onion diced
  • 1/4 lb
    salt pork diced
  • 1 lb
    smoked ham hock
  • 2 tsp
  • 3 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 4 c
    chicken stock
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Frijoles Negros Cuban Black Beans


  1. Place beans and water in large stock pot. Cover and bring to a boil and boil 2 minutes. Take off heat and let sit 1 hour.
  2. Add all ingredients except vinegar and salt and pepper.
    Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer and simmer 2 1/2 to 3 hours until beans are tender. Adding more water if needed
  3. Remove ham hock and remove the bones and chop meat and add back to pot. Add vinegar , salt and pepper and cook until vinegar is warmed through

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About Frijoles Negros Cuban Black Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Cuban

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