Caribbean-Style Black Beans With Rum

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Kittencal@recipezazz

This is still really good even without the rum, but better with it! you can reduce the rum to 1/4 cup or increase it to 1/2 cup if desired! Use a dry smoked sausage for this, chorizo would work fine, although I have only made this using smoked sausage, I imagine that thick-sliced bacon could replace the smoked sausage. Adjust the Tabasco sauce to suit taste.

Top Review by Tracy S.

We love this recipe. I was looking for a side dish to serve with jerk-spiced chicken breasts. These beans are such an interesting mix of the classic baked bean recipe with the Caribbean flair of jerk seasonings. Yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan cook the sausage over medium heat until browned; drain fat but leave a small amount in the saucepan.
  2. Crumble the cooked sausage into pieces; set aside.
  3. Add in the onion, garlic and jalapenos; saute for about 4-5 minutes or until tender.
  4. Add in ketchup with all remaining ingredients (except the black beans, salt and pepper) bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  5. Add in the cooked sausage and the drained black beans; stir to combine, then simmer over low heat for about 1 hour or a little more.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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