Cuban Black Beans I

Cuban Black Beans I

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"Serve these flavorful beans over rice, as a sauce for pasta or with a good loaf of bread."

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13 h 50 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 296 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 296 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 1.5 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 55.5g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 17.6 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 11 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, soak beans in water to cover overnight.
  2. Rinse beans, and transfer to a large stock pot. Add onion, bell peppers, bay leaves, paprika, cumin, oregano, and chile peppers, along with water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  3. Test beans for tenderness, and when tender add garlic and balsamic vinegar. Salt and pepper to taste.
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Vinegar is optional and is really only used in some regions of Cuba. My family also does not use chile peppers. Cuban cooking does not normally use hot spices. Instead the key is to use g...

We make theis recipe frequently. One trick I have learned regarding beans is that if I forget to soak them overnight, that covering them with boiling water and then letting them sit for an hour...

Since it was just the two of us, I wanted to make a smaller portion using canned black beans. I actually weighed one can of beans and while it was a 15-1/2 oz. can, it weighed just 8 ozs., whic...