Cuban Black Beans and Rice Recipe

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Cuban Black Beans and Rice
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  1. In a large stockpot cover beans with water and boil for 2 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and let stand for one hour.
  3. Drain water and cover with fresh water (6 cups).
  4. In a skillet saute the onions, bell pepper and garlic in oil for 5 minutes, until tender.
  5. Add onion mixture and all remaining ingredients, except the red wine vinegar, to the beans and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to simmer covered for 2 hours, until beans are tender.
  7. Add more water if necessary.
  8. At the last minute add the red wine vinegar, just before serving.
  9. Serve with 2 cups of cooked rice.
  10. Top with chopped green onions, chopped hard boiled eggs or sour cream.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 426.42 Kcal (1785 kJ)
Calories from fat 161.35 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.93g 28%
Cholesterol 10.05mg 3%
Sodium 535.91mg 22%
Potassium 964.23mg 21%
Total Carbs 50.07g 17%
Sugars 2.83g 11%
Dietary Fiber 10.79g 43%
Protein 17.28g 35%
Vitamin C 25.4mg 42%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 20%
Iron 13.1mg 73%
Calcium 102mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 117.59 Kcal (492 kJ)
Calories from fat 44.49 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.94g 28%
Cholesterol 2.77mg 3%
Sodium 147.78mg 22%
Potassium 265.9mg 21%
Total Carbs 13.81g 17%
Sugars 0.78g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2.98g 43%
Protein 4.77g 35%
Vitamin C 7mg 42%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 20%
Iron 3.6mg 73%
Calcium 28.1mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.2
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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