Quick Cuban-Style Black Beans
Tools Required:colander, knife and cutting board, large (4-quart) saucepan, measuring cups and spoons
Servings Prep Time
3people 5minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Difficulty Cost
Easy! Inexpensive!
Servings Prep Time
3people 5minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Difficulty Cost
Easy! Inexpensive!
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse* black beans in a colander.
  2. Chop onion and garlic. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat, then add onion and garlic. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes, or until soft.
  3. Add beans, water (or broth), cumin, salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes.
  4. Bring to a gentle boil over medium-high heat, then turn to low and simmer (uncovered) about 15 minutes, adding more water if needed.
  5. Add juice of lime to the beans right before serving.
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