Cuban Black Beans In Habanero SofritoFrom jimrug1 8 years ago
- CUBAN black beans shopping list
- 1 lb dried black beans, washed and soaked overnight, drained shopping list
- 1 Tsp dried Epazote (Omit if not available) shopping list
- 1 tomato, peeled, seeded and chopped. shopping list
- 2 Tbls Cidar vinegar shopping list
- 2 Tables dry sherry shopping list
- salt to taste. shopping list
- habanero SOFRITO shopping list
- 2 Tbls olive oil shopping list
- 1 Med green bell pepper, chopped shopping list
- 2 small onions Chopped shopping list
- 2 Red habanero Chiles, seeded and chopped shopping list
- 4 large cloves garlic, minced shopping list
- 1 Tsp oregano (Preferably Mexican) shopping list
- 1 Tsp cumin, toasted and ground shopping list
- 1 Bay Leaf shopping list
- Garnish: Quartered limes, Chopped Onion or scallions, cilantro leaves shopping list
How to make it
- Place soaked, drained Beans and Epazote in a pot with 2 Qts of Water and partially cover. Bring to a boil, lower heat slightly and cook for 1 ½ - 2 hrs. or until beans are almost done.
- Heat oil over medium high heat in a heavy sauce pan. Add Onions, Green Peppers, Chiles and sauté until softened. Add Oregano, Cumin and Bay Leaf. Saute for 2 minutes more.
- Add Sofrito to the Black Beans. Partially cover and simmer 30 minutes longer.
- Stir in Tomatoes, Vinegar and Sherry and season with Salt. Crush some of the beans to release their starch and add body to the liquid Cook uncovered for an additional 10 – 15 minutes. Adjust seasoning before serving.
- Serve over yellow (traditional) or white rice and top with chopped scallions or white onion. Garnish with Limes and Cilantro Leaves.
The Cookjimrug1 Peoria, IL
The Rating7 people
Yeah baby. Love black beans.jenniferbyrdez in kenner loved it
My family just loves beans! Baked beans, pinto beans, black beans, lima beans, green beans (starting to sound like Forest Gump!), and these are going to be made this weekend!crabhappychick in Pittsburgh loved it
A Habanero Sofrito? Wow. I love sofrito and this is a kicked up version. I add baking soda to my cooking of the dried beans, too. A total must. Salt really wrecks those babies during cooking...I think it not only makes the skins tough, but it ma...morelunasea in Orlando loved it