Cuban-Style Red Beans and Rice - Congri Traditional

Recipe by Manami
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat until crsip.
  • Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in pan, crumble bacon, and set aside on paper towel to drain.
  • Add oil to pan.
  • Add onion and bell pepper; sauté over medium-high heat 4 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • Add garlic; sauté 1 minute or just until garlic begins to brown.
  • Add tomato paste; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Add rice, oregano, cumin, salt, and black pepper; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Place reserved bacon and bay leaf in pan; stir in 6 cans of broth and bring to a boil.
  • Cover, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Remove from heat; discard bay leaf.
  • Stir in remaining can of broth and beans.
  • Cook 5 minutes over low heat or until heated through, stirring frquently, but carefully.
  • Garnish with green onions, if desired or/and parsley, if desired.
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