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Cuban Style Black Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carrie Sisk

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb dried black beans, picked through, rinsed
1 bay leaf
1 medium onion, finely chopped, divided
1 green bell pepper, seeds and ribs removed, finely chopped, divided
8 garlic cloves, finely grated, divided
1 tbsp kosher salt, plus more
1 tsp dried Mexican orItalian oregano, divided
cup extra virgin olive oil
freshly ground black pepper
cilantro leaves for serving

Directions:
Directions:
Bring black beans, bay leaf, cup chopped onion, cup chopped bell pepper, 1 tbsp grated garlic, salt, tsp oregano, and 5 qt. water to a boil in a large pot. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally and adding more hot water if needed to cover, until beans are tender and covered by about " liquid, 2-3 hours. Discard bay leaf. Meanwhile, heat oil in medium skillet over med-low heat. Add remaining onion, bell pepper, garlic, and oregano; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are very soft and beginning to brown, 15-20 min. Stir into cooked beans. Top with cilantro.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can be frozen in airtight container for up to 3 months

 

 

 

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