Cuban Black Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 184.4
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 606.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.5 g
  • Protein: 11.2 g

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Cuban Black Beans Cuban Black Beans
Number of Servings: 8


    1 pound (2 cups) dried black beans sorted and rinsed
    1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
    5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    2 bay leaves
    1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
    5 cups water
    4 tablespoons chopped Jalapeno chilies
    4 teaspoons ground cumin
    2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
    1 1/2 teaspoons salt.


You can substitute chopped green chilies for the Jalapenoes to make it less spicy. Also you can add 1.5 cups chopped bell peppers.


Mix all ingredients into a 3.5 to 6 qt slow cooker.

Cover and cook on high heat for 6-8 hours or until beans are tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Remove Bay leaves.

Serve over rice

Serving Size: Makes 8 3/4 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MSECREST.

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