Ready in 6 hours
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."
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.
mikhof02 2m agoI wanted black beans and rice but didn't want to cook all day, so I substituted canned beans. It was excellent - I can only imagine how good the real thing will be! My picky wife loved it too. I'll try this again - the right way - when I have a little more time.whe
IsaP 2y agoReally good and super-easy.
Liacosta 2y agoThis isn't remotely close to how you make Cuban frijoles negros.
Jaxlin19 2y 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 2y agoyum!
mimiskitchen5 3y agoDelicious! My kids enjoyed it and they are picky!!! Serve over white rice, mmmm!
susanwillowarnold 3y 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 3y agoGood recipe. I served this over white rice.
CookingPassion 6y ago[I posted this recipe.]