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Cuban Black Bean Stew

 

23

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

120

min

Ready

610

min

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

1 pound black beans
uncooked
1 cup onions
chopped
1 tablespoon butter
4 cups water
1 x bouillion cube
beef
*
12 ounces ham
cooked
2 each bay leaves
*
½ teaspoon thyme
*
½ teaspoon oregano
*
½ teaspoon salt
1 each sweet red bell peppers
dried
1 cup sweet red bell peppers
*
cup dark rum
optional
*
1 cup sour cream
optional

Directions

Sort and soak beans overnight; drain and discard soaked water.

In a 4-quart pot, sauté onion in butter until tender but not browned.

Add soaked beans, 4 cups water, bouillon cube, ham (cut into chunks), bay leaves, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper.

Bring to a boil, reduce heat.

Cover and simmer until beans are tender, 1 to 1½ hours.

Remove 1 cup of beans from pot and mash with a potato masher or fork.

Add mashed beans back into pot and stir to thicken.

Remove ham chunks and dice.

Remove bay leaves and red pepper, if used and discard.

Add diced ham, green pepper and rum to beans.

Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Serve beans over rice and top with sour cream if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 377g (13.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 27740% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 19%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 853mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 7g 30%
Sugars g
Protein 39g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 46%
Calcium 8% Iron 13%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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