Very Simple Black Beans (Caraotas Negras)

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chef PotPie

These beans cook down and creat a thick, rich sauce. Good to serve over rice or arepas. From Cooking Light.

Top Review by Charlotte J

I like the undertone flavor the red pepper gave the beans. I made as written and don't think I'd change anything. I'm going to use mine wrapped in tortillas tonight. Made for ZWT - Central & South America

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper to pan; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in sugar, garlic, black pepper, and cumin; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in 1 cup water and beans; bring to a boil. Partially cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring frequently. Remove from heat, and stir in vinegar.

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