Soak the beans overnight with enough water to cover by 3 inches. Discard the soaking water. Add the green pepper, onion and 6 cups of fresh water to the bean pot, bring to a boil and turn down the heat. Cook at very low heat until beans are cooked through, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Drain the beans and reserve cooking liquid. This can be done ahead. (Or, open 2 cans red beans, rinse and drain). To make the sofrito, heat olive oil in a large skillet with cover. 1 Bay leaf Soak the beans overnight with enough water to cover by 3 inches. Discard the soaking water. Add the ger 2 minutes. Add the rice to the skillet and stir. Add the bay leaf. Measure 4 cups of beans the bean cooking liquid and add to the rice.( if using canned beans add water) Continue to stir at high heat until it comes to a boil. Turn heat down to simmer, add cooked beans, stir very gently, cover skillet and cook for 20 minutes. Nutritional info per serving: 306 cal; 11g pro, 58g vcarb, 4g fat (11%), 1.5g fiber, 2 mg chol, 136g sodium Exchanges: .9 veg, 3.5 bread, .5meat, .5 fat Source: Adapted from Kitchen Tropicale, Miami Herald, 9/28/95 Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #225 Date: 18 Aug 96 20:02:37 EDT From: "Lisabeth Crawford (Pooh)" <104105.1416@CompuServe.COM>
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (236g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8|
|Calories from Fat: 10 (4%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 1.2g||2 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.2g||1 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.3g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 564.6mg||19 %|
|Potassium 589.4mg||16 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 60.4g||18 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4.5g||18 %|
|Sugars, other 56g|
|Protein 8.1g||12 %|
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Calories per serving: 283
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