Frijoles Colorados/Red Beans Cuban Style

1
Monika Rosales

By
@THEDEVOTEDCOOK

Just like my mommy taught me....so delightful

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 24 oz
    red beans dried ( 2...12 oz packages)
  • 8 c
    water
  • 1/2
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2
    green pepper, chopped
  • 3
    garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1
    chorizo, spanish...sliced
  • 1 c
    pumpkin(calabaza)...fresh and cut up into large chunks
  • 1
    green plaintain, cut up into 4-6 pieces
  • 2
    chunks of ham hocks or smoked turkey chunks
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    cilantro
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • ·
    salt/pepper to taste
  • 1/2 can(s)
    tomato sauce

How to Make Frijoles Colorados/Red Beans Cuban Style

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring the water, beans and ham hocks OR smoked turkey to boil for at least 1 hour or until tender.
  2. In a skillet...saute in the olive oil ,onions, peppers, garlic,chorizo and tomato sauce. about 5 mins, then add to beans.
  3. add also the pumpkin ( calabaza) as well as the green plantain and cilantro...simmer another hour or till thickened and tender...stirring occasionally add salt and pepper to taste.

Printable Recipe Card

About Frijoles Colorados/Red Beans Cuban Style

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Cuban



Show 4 Comments & Reviews

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast


Pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, give us all the pies at Thanksgiving! Is it Thanksgiving if you don’t finish your feast with a slice of pie? We don’t think so. If asked to bring a pie or hosting Thanksgiving and not sure what pie to make, try one of these 14 recipes. From pumpkin […]

Easy Homemade Gifts for the Holiday Season

Easy Homemade Gifts for the Holiday Season


How is the holiday season here? Typically I’m heading to a few parties, but this year I’m staying close to home. Just because I won’t be seeing all my friends, I want to show them I care. So, I plan to make treats for my friends. If you like this idea too, here are a […]

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie


While a slice of pie is the epitome of a Thanksgiving dessert, easily making a pie isn’t in every baker’s wheelhouse. And that’s OK! Thankfully, there are so many delicious desserts that evoke the flavors of Thanksgiving but are easier to make than pie. If you don’t like pie or you just feel like skipping […]