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Caribbean Black Beans

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Category: Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 5 lb Black beans; or cooked black
  • -beans (6 to 7 qts)
  • 1/2 c Olive oil
  • 2 lb Onions; (2 qts.) chopped
  • 6 Cloves garlic; minced (2
  • -tbsp)
  • 6 oz Fresh ginger root; grated
  • -(1/3 cup)
  • 1 tb Thyme; dried
  • 1 tb Allspice; ground
  • 1 qt Fresh orange juice


Black pepper
Tabasco sauce

1 . If using dried beans, pick over for stones, rinse, and soak overnight
in water to cover; or bring to a boil, remove from the heat, and soak for
1-2 hours. After the beans have soaked, drain and cook until tender in 2-3
gallons of water for 30-45 minutes. Drain. (6 to 7 qts cook and drained; or
2 #10 cans; or 9 to 10 lbs.)

2. While the beans cook, saute the onions and garlic in oil until the
onions aretranslucent.

3. Stir in the ginger, thyme, and allspice and continue sauteing until the
onions are very soft. Stir frequently to prevent sticking.

4. Pour the beans into an insert pan, adding the orange juice, onions,
salt, pepper, and Tabasco.

5. Tightly Cover Pan with foil and bake at 350F for 30-45 minutes or until
the beans are piping hot.

Meal Planning *This restaurant favorite is quick and sophisticated. Spicy.
*Serve beans on Golden Spanish Rice (p. 329) or Coconut Rice (p. 322),
topped with Mango Salsa (5 lg. mangoes, 10-oz. cucumber, 4 cups tomatoes, 3
cloves garlic: 1/3 cup lime, tabasco, cilantro, and salt to taste.). *Per
9-oz serving 243 cals, 5.5 g fat, 700 mg sodium. *Need 4-in. deep insert
pan. *Preparation Time: 45 minutes; Cooking Time: 3-1/2 hours with dried
beans or 1 hour with cooked beans

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