Quick and Delicioso Cuban Style Black Beans

Quick and Delicioso Cuban Style Black Beans

Total Time Total: PT30M

Yield: 4 servings

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Get your Latin groove on with these Cuban inspired black beans, loaded with mucho sabor (lots of flavor)! Easy to make and ready in twenty minutes, but don’t let that fool you, there is plenty of flavor in these beans. Low fat, super high in fiber, vegan, gluten free, inexpensive and delicioso!

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 scallions
  • 2 tbsp red bell pepper
  • 3 tbsp cilantro
  • 15 oz can black beans, do not drain (I prefer Goya)
  • 1/2 cup water (or more if needed)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • few pinches cumin (to taste)
  • pinch oregano
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  1. Chop onion, garlic, scallions, red pepper, and cilantro in a mini chopper of food processor.Add oil to a medium-sized pot on medium heat.Add vegetables to the pot and saute until soft, about 3 minutes.Add beans, water, bay leaf, cumin, oregano, red wine vinegar, salt and black pepper and bring to a boil.Lower heat and cover, simmer about 15 minutes stirring occasionally (adjust water as needed).Taste for salt and serve.

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 scallions
  • 2 tbsp red bell pepper
  • 3 tbsp cilantro
  • 15 oz can black beans, do not drain (I prefer Goya)
  • 1/2 cup water (or more if needed)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • few pinches cumin (to taste)
  • pinch oregano
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Chop onion, garlic, scallions, red pepper, and cilantro in a mini chopper of food processor.Add oil to a medium-sized pot on medium heat.Add vegetables to the pot and saute until soft, about 3 minutes.Add beans, water, bay leaf, cumin, oregano, red wine vinegar, salt and black pepper and bring to a boil.Lower heat and cover, simmer about 15 minutes stirring occasionally (adjust water as needed).Taste for salt and serve.