Guatemalan Style Black Beans

Total Time
6hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 6 hrs

These beans are tasty yet very simple to put together. I got this recipe from my Guatemalan boyfriend's aunt. Hope you enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak beans over night.
  2. When ready place all ingredients in either a slow cooker, pressure cooker or stock pot on the stove and let simmer all day on low. Usually around 6 hours.
  3. Serve with sour cream, sweet plantains, tortillas or fresh bread.
Most Helpful

No flavor to the beans at all.

nellenelli July 25, 2010

these were delicious. any bean could work here. i've had beans in guatemala several times and have always wanted to make them and now i know how! and so simple. i used red beans and didnt use as much garlic or salt (adjusted to taste) such good flavor. thanks

sprue April 17, 2009