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Black Beans and Rice

Cuisine: Cuban
Type: Vegetables
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

5 tablespoons 75mlOlive oil
1 tablespoon 15mlOnion - chopped (medium)
1 tablespoon 15mlGreen bell pepper - diced (medium)
2   Garlic cloves - chopped
2 1/2 cups 400g / 14ozCooked black beans
2 cups 320g / 11ozRice
4 1/2 cups 1066mlWater
2 teaspoons 10mlSalt
1   Bay leaf
2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCumin
  Black pepper to taste

Recipe Instructions

In a large pot, heat oil till fragrant. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic and cook till tender, about 8 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients and cook over medium-high heat until all the water has been absorbed.

It should take 15 minutes or less.

Stir with a fork, cover and cook over low heat until the rice is tender. Discard bay leaf and serve hot.

Randelman and Schwartz, "Memories of a Cuban Kitchen"


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