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Cuban Black Beans And Rice

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Category: Beans, Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Dry black beans
  • 6 c To 8 cups water
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 6 Garlic cloves (4 whole, 2
  • 1 Minced)
  • 4 tb Oil
  • 2 Onions; chopped
  • 1 Green bell pepper; chopped
  • 1/4 c Wine vinegar
  • 1/4 ts Thyme
  • 1 Salt/pepper
  • 1 Rice; steamed


Inspect and wash beans. Put beans in a pot, cover with 3 times their
volume of water. Bring to a boil, boil for two minutes. Remove from heat,
cover, and let stand for one hour. Drain beans and discard the soaking
liquid. Put the beans in a large pot, cover them with the water, and add
the bay leaf and 2 whole garlic cloves. Cover the pot and simmer the beans
very slowly until they are tender, aout 2 hours. While the beans are
simmering, prepare the sauce. Heat the oil in a skillet, add the onions,
and saute until they start to brown. Add the 4 minced garlic cloves and the
bell pepper, lower the heat, and continue to cook until the vegetables are
sizzling. Stir in the vinegar and thyme. Spoon out about 1-1/2 cups of
beans and liquid from the pot into the skillet of onions and garlic. Gently
mash the mixture with a potato masher. Stir the mased bean mixture back
into the bean pot. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. Spoon the
beans over steamed rice,or mix them into the rice, and serve as a side

Contributor: Monday Night At Narsai's

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