Victor's Cafe 52 Cuban Black Beans and Rice Recipe

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Victor's Cafe 52 Cuban Black Beans and Rice
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  1. Wash beans. Soak them in water with 1 large green pepper, sliced, until tender, about 8 hours. Cook beans in same water for 45 minutes.
  2. In medium skillet, saute sliced onion and remaining green pepper in 2/3 cup olive oil. Once soft, add this to the beans with salt, pepper, oregano, bay leaf, and sugar. Simmer for 1 hour.
  3. Add vinegar and wine; simmer for another hour.
  4. Meanwhile, in a flat pan, heat 3 T. oil. Fry garlic until it is light brown, then remove garlic from oil and discard.
  5. Add water and salt to the oil in pan and bring to a boil. Add rice immediately.
  6. Lower flame, cover, and simmer over low heat for about 30 minutes.
  7. When ready to serve beans, stir in 2 t. olive oil and serve the beans over white rice.
  8. This recipe can be halved easily or the leftovers can be frozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 640.65 Kcal (2682 kJ)
Calories from fat 236.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.28g 40%
Sodium 2048.2mg 85%
Potassium 994mg 21%
Total Carbs 84.75g 28%
Sugars 3.15g 13%
Dietary Fiber 10.83g 43%
Protein 17.14g 34%
Vitamin C 34.5mg 57%
Iron 5.2mg 29%
Calcium 127.4mg 13%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 108.74 Kcal (455 kJ)
Calories from fat 40.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.46g 40%
Sodium 347.65mg 85%
Potassium 168.71mg 21%
Total Carbs 14.38g 28%
Sugars 0.54g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.84g 43%
Protein 2.91g 34%
Vitamin C 5.9mg 57%
Iron 0.9mg 29%
Calcium 21.6mg 13%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.2
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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