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Feijao Na Pressao (Brazilian Black Beans in the Pressure Cooker)

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"Easy and simple Brazilian black beans recipe made in the pressure cooker, with no need for soaking. Delicious with rice or as a side to any Latin-inspired main. Serve hot."
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41 m servings 298
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Place water, black beans, onion, ham bouillon, and bay leaf in a pressure cooker. Close cooker securely and bring to high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions. Cook for 15 minutes after steam starts to escape. Remove from heat and allow cooker to release pressure naturally.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over low heat. Add garlic; cook and stir until golden, about 1 minute. Stir oil and garlic into beans. Remove bay leaf and season beans with salt.


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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 298 calories; 14.3 33.2 11 < 1 262 Full nutrition

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Should cook between 20 and 25 minutes.

Very tasty beans. The ham flavor really sets this apart from other recipes. I had already soaked my beans overnight, and, even though I doubled the recipe, I still used my pressure cooker for 15...