1/2 Photos of Classic Black Beans and Rice
This is a typical dish served in Cuba or Puerto Rico, each country has their own method of preparation. You can flavor this dish with meat, but I left it out as I serve it as a side dish with my meats. It is an easy and healthy short cut and takes about 30 minutes to cook.
My Private Note
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- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
- 2 cloves of minced garlic
- 1 (15 ounce) can black beans (undrained)
- 3/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
- 1 package sazon goya (without annato *see note)
- 1 tablespoon cooking wine or 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
- 2 cups cooked white rice
- 1Heat oil in a medium sauce pan, sauté onion,green pepper, and garlic.
- 2Sauté until tender@8-10 minutes.
- 3Add in remaining ingredients and stir until boiling, reduce heat and simmer until sauce is reduced@ 20 minutes.
- 4Serve over white rice.
- 5I like to mash a few of the beans with the back of a spoon to flavor the sauce.
- 6Note: if you do not have Sazòn Goya an appropriate substitute would be ground cumin, chicken bouillon, and garlic salt to taste.
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Nutritional Facts for Classic Black Beans and Rice
Serving Size: 1 (255 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 298.3
- Calories from Fat 66
- Total Fat 7.4 g
- Saturated Fat 1.1 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 3.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 48.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 7.5 g
- Sugars 1.3 g
- Protein 9.4 g
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