Habichuelas Guisadas

Habichuelas Guisadas


"A perfect side dish for Carne Guisada. These are the Puerto Rican version of beans."


20 m servings 170 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 170 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 5.2 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 8.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 580 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over low heat. Add tomato sauce, sofrito, sazon, and pepper. Cook, stirring for about 3 minutes. Stir in beans, water, and salt. Increase heat to medium, and cook for 15 minutes, or until sauce has thickened.
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  1. 58 Ratings


Having been given our family traditional PR recipes, I always switch this up a bit...First after oil in skillet, brown tiny bits of ham or Canadian bacon or pork til just cracklin'....Sprinkle w...

Again this was a great recipe. I used canned and drained kidney beans, omitted the salt, used unsalted tomato sauce and added Adobo to taste. It was awsome. I've used the canned and drained pint...

this recipe is good but I did make a few small changes. I quickly diced a small potato and plantain - you can get this at a Spanish food store and even some regular grocery stores - and sauteed...

Habichuelas are traditionally kidney beans, not pinto beans. And I always do my own sofrito; onions, garlic, cilantro, culantro, cubaneli peppers, salted pork, and sweet peppers. Sautee that i...

This tasted just like the make it on the island! I just added some green olives and cut up slices of bacon and chunks of ham! Everyone LOVED IT!

THanks for a great recipe!

I cooked these all day on the stovetop over med-low adding water as needed... these were awesome. Oh My Goodness! The flavor of these were Mmmmmmmm Mmmmmmmmm Goooood. I made the sofrito recipe s...

This was good. I didn't have sofrito so I added onion powder, garlic powder and chili powder in it's place. I made my own sazon seasoning so I put in 1 1/4 tsp. of that. I also added 1 cup of...

This recipe makes nice flavorful beans. My famlily recipes are very similar to this one. I add a little more sofito and some chopped alcaparrado. Alcaparrado is a mixture of green olives stuffed...