Cuban Black Beans II

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A Cuban lady down the street made these every Wednesday...wonderful stuff! She served the beans over a bowl of hot rice, and garnished them with salsa, a little sour cream, and shredded cheese. It was also good without the dairy products. Can substitute canned, rinsed beans to cut cooking time.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
9 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound black beans, washed

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped

  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and minced

  • 5 cups water

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimentos, drained

  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Place beans in a large saucepan with enough water to cover, and soak 8 hours, or overnight; drain.

  2. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat, and saute onion, green bell pepper, and garlic until tender.

  3. Into the onion mixture, stir the drained beans, water, tomato paste, pimentos, and vinegar. Season with salt, sugar, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally, until beans are tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

290 Calories
8g Fat
44g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 290
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Sodium 760mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 11g 38%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 31mg 153%
Calcium 94mg 7%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 1147mg 24%

* 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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