Cuban Black Beans and Rice

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners


1 can of black beans
• 2-3 cups of already cooked white rice
• 1/3 cup of sofrito casero (Blend onion, bell pepper, garlic and cilantro til puree)
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 1/2 teaspoon cumin
• 1/2 teaspoon of oregano and a drizzle of apple cider vinegar
• 1 garlic clove finely chopped
• 1 cup of beer or broth
• 1/2 can tomato sauce


In a pot, add olive oil and sautee garlic and sofrito for a minute. Add salt, pepper, cumin and oregano to sofrito and mix. Add beans and mix well. Add tomato sauce and beer or broth and mix.

After 5 minutes, add apple cider vinegar and stir. Add 2-3 cups of already cooked white rice (at room temperature) and mix well. Cook until all is absorbed (about 10-15 minutes).

Let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving.


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