Moros y Cristianos (Cuban Rice and Beans)

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by A Messy Cook

This simple, savory dish is always a big hit at our house. From a "Reader's Favorites" edition of Cooking Light.

Top Review by spud8

I actually prefer mixing the rice and peppers in while the beans are cooking. I have made this dish literally dozens of times in the last few months and have not once been sick of it. I even brought it to one of my classes, which turned out to be a great success. Excellent recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in pan and saute onion and garlic for 2 minutes.
  2. Add tomato sauce and broth and bring to boil.
  3. Add next six ingredients (beans through bay leaf) and bring to boil.
  4. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Discard bay leaf before serving; serve over rice with bell peppers and parmesan cheese, if desired.

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