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Cubans love black beans and rice. They flavor it with onion, garlic, lime and other spices. It simmers for several hours in a slow cooker to blend the flavors together and then usually served alongside Cuban-style rice.
"Tastes great but the beans never quite softened. For those of you in latitudes that have a hard time using dried beans in a crockpot, I'd add the step of over night soaking to the beginning of the recipe."- susanwillowarnold
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1. Rinse beans. In a large saucepan, combine beans and 4 cups water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans.
2. Place beans in a 3 1/2 to 4 quart slow cooker. Add broth, onion, bay leaves, jalapeno peppers, garlic, cumin, lime peel, lime juice, salt and black pepper. Cover; cook on low heat setting for 10 to 12 hours or on high heat setting for 5 to 6 hours. Remove bay leaves. Mash beans slightly.
3. Serve beans with hot cooked Cuban-style rice. If desired, garnish with cilantro and serve with jalapeno pepper slices and lime wedges.
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IsaP 5 months agoReally good and super-easy.
Liacosta 6 months agoThis isn't remotely close to how you make Cuban frijoles negros.
Jaxlin19 11 month agoExcellent! My Cuban kids loved it... Their grandma used to make it for them, mixed with rice-'congri'? And it reminded them of her recipe thanks and I will definatley be making it again!!! :)
Erincpeters 1 year agoyum!
mimiskitchen5 1 year agoDelicious! My kids enjoyed it and they are picky!!! Serve over white rice, mmmm!
susanwillowarnold 1 year agoTastes great but the beans never quite softened. For those of you in latitudes that have a hard time using dried beans in a crockpot, I'd add the step of over night soaking to the beginning of the recipe.
littlemissriya 2 years agoGood recipe. I served this over white rice.
CookingPassion 4 years ago[I posted this recipe.]