Cuban-Style Black Beans

Cuban-Style Black Beans

Catherine McCann Shelton 0

"This recipe makes a delicious side dish when paired with yellow rice."


40 m servings 128 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 128 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 283 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook the garlic in the oil 15 seconds. Stir in the onion and green pepper; cook and stir 10 minutes. Pour in the black beans and beer; simmer until thick, about 15 minutes; garnish with cilantro.
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  1. 16 Ratings


Sofrito is the key to Cuban cooking! This recipe starts out right...Onion,garlic, sauteed in Olive oil is a must!No beer in Cuban beans-instead add cumin,1-2 bay leaves, salt(!!!), pepper, "bijo...

Did not care for this. Thought it seriously lacked in flavor. I am a huge fan of Cuban food and this did not taste like those black beans found in Cuban restaurants.

Good bean recipe. I made it as described except with Yuengling and doubled everything and my family liked it. If making it for myself I would have added some jalapenos or anchos.

Very good! I found that using a little less beer makes it less soupy and more of a side dish. I also added cumin, some cayenne, and red pepper flakes to give it a little more flavor.

This is an excellent quick recipe for black bean soup. I omit the beer just b'cuz I don't like it. Also, I'd saute 1/4 to 1/2 lb. chopped bacon in the pan first, remove the bacon, & saute the v...

This was very good...the flavor was GREAT!!!!! I didnt have the right kind of pepper so I used red pepper flakes and it was wonderful. Parts were a little dry but will surel make this recipe aga...

Good stuff. I used Sam Addams a pretty heavy beer and it turned out great!!

We thought these were really good. They were a bit bland when done cooking, but once I added some salt, they were perfect. I liked that they were simmered in beer, which gave the beans a nice fl...

Easy, yummy and inexpensive. Will make it again and again.