Cuban Style Black Beans Recipe | Yummly

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.


    G 15 days ago
    This was delicious! We topped off the serving with some chopped up avo, which rounded it off very nicely.
    Kelly 22 days ago
    Loved this recipe! Goes really well with corn & other veggies.
    john b. a month ago
    Replaced water with chicken stock. Great and easy recipe.
    Martha 2 months ago
    Love this recipe! Tasty and pairs perfectly with slow cooked pernil and white rice. A family favorite...👍🏼🙂
    Nancy Gray 2 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 4 months ago
    I added mushroons, a squeeze of lime and served it on top of some mashed sweet potato. Yum!
    Heather 4 months ago
    Awesome! Better than any Cuban restaurant beans I’ve had before!
    Mary Ann M. 4 months 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 4 months ago
    Love this recipe .. add a little extra salt, served with rice, guac, and hot sauce. Easy delicious meal!
    Rolofson 4 months 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 5 months ago
    Delicious and easy to make !
    Alysia Berman 5 months ago
    Good, but could use more spice. i didn't add the water. Just used the water in the can.
    Nikki Achor 7 months ago
    Yum! Didn’t have the red wine but it still turned out great
    Kedrin 7 months ago
    I was lovely, added to my collection and for sure I will be doing it again
    Terry A. 8 months ago
    Flavorful and yummy!
    Nancy C 8 months ago
    Very good although next time I will add more spices
    amy eason 9 months 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 10 months ago
    It came out perfect I skipped the wine. We enjoyed it
    Jeff Rose 10 months ago
    easy recipe, would make,it again.
    Eyda Claudio 10 months ago
    Delicious! I love this dish!
    Chris H. a year ago
    Beans are very good. We’ve made them several times, and this most recent time was fantastic
    Nayantara Bhat a year 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 a year ago
    Great flavor! I did substitute jalapeno for the red bell since I like some spice, and it turned out great.
    Ola a year ago
    Very tasteful food 🥘
    Tyhese S. a year ago
    My first time making—flavorful and authentic tasting. I also added a teaspoon of brown sugar which was a nice touch!
    Cinthya Cabrera a year ago
    Great! I added beef bouillon and tomato sauce
    Rachel V. a year ago
    Easy and delicious...I add more veggies just because and used veg stock instead of water
    Sandy V. a year ago
    Excellent. Just because I can’t leave well enough alone, I added a can of Rotel diced tomatoes. Definitely a repeater.
    Ryuu Ando a year ago
    Absolutely love the flavor of it nice savory and bay leaves really gives her the cake
    Alessandra a year ago
    Easy and tasty. I would go heavy on the seasoning. A "pinch" is likely not enough here.