Puerto Rican Style Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 157.9
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 846.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.3 g
  • Protein: 4.9 g

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Here is a tasty way to make beans for your rice. Here is a tasty way to make beans for your rice.
Number of Servings: 4


    2 tsp canola oil
    1 can of beans (15.5oz) pinto, red, etc.
    1 can of tomato sauce 8oz
    1 packet of sazon
    2 tbsp sofrito
    7 olives (manzanilla) stuffed with pimiento
    1 tsp capers
    2 medium sized potatoes peeled and cubed
    1 can of water (use tomato sauce can)


Put oil in a deep saucepan and saute the sofrito. After 3 mins add tomato sauce, sazon, olives, and capers. Stir for 2 minutes.

Add the beans, potatoes, water and stir.

Turn heat to medium high. When boiling, cover with a lid and turn heat to low.

Wait 20 mins and they are ready. Makes 4, 1 cup servings.

You can make this with the following kinds of beans. Black, Red kidney, pigeon peas, small red beans, lima beans, pinto beans, black-eyed peas, pink beans, or chick peas.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MAKINGHERPROUD.

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  • Easy to make and delicious , just like moms , yummy - 10/4/14

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  • My family never puts in potatoes. - 6/5/12

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  • If you use dry beans and leave them in water over night to soften and for some reason the beans taste better. I don't know why but it always does. - 7/22/11

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  • Incredible!
    Very good easy recipe. Tastes most like what I'm used to from PR. - 4/20/11

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