Black Beans with Coconut Water


Amazing black beans with coconut water for serving over jasmine rice. Even my Cuban in-laws love it!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
5 cups


  • 4 slices bacon, diced

  • 1 medium onion, peeled and halved

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and halved

  • 1 (29 ounce) can canned black beans (such as Goya®)

  • 1 (12 ounce) can unsweetened coconut water

  • ½ cup white Spanish cooking wine

  • ½ tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 bay leaf


  1. Cook and stir bacon, onion, and jalapeno over medium heat in a medium-sized soup pot until bacon begins to brown and is mostly cooked through, about 5 minutes. Stir in black beans, coconut water, white cooking wine, cumin, and bay leaf. Cover and cook over medium heat until thickened, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

114 Calories
2g Fat
18g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 114
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 503mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 5mg 23%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 393mg 8%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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