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Cuban Style Black Beans

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  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 scallions
  • 2 tablespoons red bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro
  • 15 ounces black beans (do not drain, I prefer Goya)
  • 1/2 cup water (or more if needed)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 pinches cumin (to taste)
  • 1 pinch oregano
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • salt
  • black pepper
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium25% DV610mg
    Fat4% DV2.5g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs7% DV22g
    Fiber36% DV9g
    Calories140Calories from Fat20
    Total Fat2.5g4%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat20
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    . 4 months ago
    Frankly it was kinda bland. If I ever make it again I’ll add more spices.
    Hi 6 months ago
    Tasty I added a jalapeño to make it spicy
    G 8 months ago
    This was delicious! We topped off the serving with some chopped up avo, which rounded it off very nicely.
    Kelly 8 months ago
    Loved this recipe! Goes really well with corn & other veggies.
    john b. 9 months ago
    Replaced water with chicken stock. Great and easy recipe.
    Martha 10 months ago
    Love this recipe! Tasty and pairs perfectly with slow cooked pernil and white rice. A family favorite...👍🏼🙂
    Nancy Gray 10 months ago
    Really good. This is pretty easy to make. I have lived in Tampa and Miami so have eaten a lot of restaaurant and homemade black beans. I made this andvserved over whitevrice and topped with a little chopped onion (Tampa style). The entre' was pork carnitas and flan for desert. FYI, my heritage is Irish but i love most ethnic foods.
    Holly a year ago
    I added mushroons, a squeeze of lime and served it on top of some mashed sweet potato. Yum!
    Heather a year ago
    Awesome! Better than any Cuban restaurant beans I’ve had before!
    Mary Ann M. a year ago
    Super easy and quick. Served ours with beef sirloin steak/chimichurri sauce (from TraderJoes), red quinoa with corn, and fresh greens with goat cheese and cucumber...exquisite!
    Amy Nicole a year ago
    Love this recipe .. add a little extra salt, served with rice, guac, and hot sauce. Easy delicious meal!
    Rolofson a year ago
    Crazy good flavor. The extra half can of water isn’t necessary. I added half a jalapeño for a little kick and upped the spices to taste.
    Kayla Williams a year ago
    Delicious and easy to make !
    Alysia Berman a year ago
    Good, but could use more spice. i didn't add the water. Just used the water in the can.
    Nikki Achor a year ago
    Yum! Didn’t have the red wine but it still turned out great
    Kedrin a year ago
    I was lovely, added to my collection and for sure I will be doing it again
    Terry A. a year ago
    Flavorful and yummy!
    Nancy C a year ago
    Very good although next time I will add more spices
    amy eason a year ago
    I’ve made it with and without peppers and without scallions (didn’t have any) and they were amazing! A favorite in our household.
    UpTop a year ago
    It came out perfect I skipped the wine. We enjoyed it
    Jeff Rose a year ago
    easy recipe, would make,it again.
    Eyda Claudio a year ago
    Delicious! I love this dish!
    Chris H. 2 years ago
    Beans are very good. We’ve made them several times, and this most recent time was fantastic
    Nayantara Bhat 2 years ago
    had to improvise since i only had red kidney beans on me, but added extra veggies, green chillies, loads of coriander, a splash of chicken stock and it was amazing with sour cream and some pasta. definitely a great weeknight dinner, just a bit of extra prep time if adding more veggies.
    theo aukerman 2 years ago
    Great flavor! I did substitute jalapeno for the red bell since I like some spice, and it turned out great.
    Ola 2 years ago
    Very tasteful food 🥘
    Tyhese Sanchez 2 years ago
    My first time making—flavorful and authentic tasting. I also added a teaspoon of brown sugar which was a nice touch!
    Cinthya Cabrera 2 years ago
    Great! I added beef bouillon and tomato sauce
    Rachel Viola 2 years ago
    Easy and delicious...I add more veggies just because and used veg stock instead of water
    Sandy Volk-Twisdom 2 years ago
    Excellent. Just because I can’t leave well enough alone, I added a can of Rotel diced tomatoes. Definitely a repeater.