53 Reviews

A great week-day meal. I drained and rinsed the black beans cause otherwise I find it too salty. Got the liquid by adding a can of peeled tomatoes. Followed the tip from other reviewers of cutting the oregano in half. For hot sauce I used "Sambal Tomaat", homemade. The consistency was just right, not too soupy, nor too dry. Next time I'll try to add some raisins to the bean mixture.
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Chef Dudo May 12, 2012

This is delicious. I was leary of the cinnamon, but it is fine in this dish. There wasn't a problem with too much liquid because the directions call for you to simmer the beans, tomatoes, etc. This is a keeper! Thanks!

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Scrivener1 April 11, 2012

Great recipe, though we doubled the amount of spices in with the beans. It turned out great (and I don't even like beans - this one was for my hubby!) We'll be making it again!

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Ennoia August 29, 2009

It is a good recipe. I did not like the vinager at all. I have made it a few times without vinager and it turned out great. I cheat and use a rice cooker so I do not need the first part of the recipe.

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Mandi Lynn July 07, 2009

VERY distinct take. I did not like them, but my husband did. He said it reminded him of Cuban food.

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Stephie Biggs May 04, 2009

Excellent! Made as directed except I doubled it and added only 1/2 teaspoon instead of the whole teaspoon the doubled amount required. My youngest asked if I could make this every week!

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brownshawver April 09, 2009

This is wonderful. Somehow I made it without the oregano and chili powder, but loved the taste, so will be making it again.

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feedn'9 November 20, 2008

Very tasty! The combination of spices were just right for our tastes. I drained the beans before adding them to the saucepan, as I didn't want too much liquid. For serving, I combined the bean mixture with the rice instead of serving over the top. Served along with baked white fish. Will make again!

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Beth A. September 23, 2008

Very aromatic and convienent. Next time I'll double the onion and garlic, add some green bell pepper and celery. Thanks!

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MechanicalJen September 17, 2008
Black Beans and Rice