Red Beans- Cuban

Red Beans- Cuban

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 232.4
  • Total Fat: 13.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.0 mg
  • Sodium: 258.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 14.6 g

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Introduction

My mom's recipe..... I had to figure out the measurments on my own cause she just puts stuff in the cooker. My mom's recipe..... I had to figure out the measurments on my own cause she just puts stuff in the cooker.
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    Red beans (16 oz)
    10 cups water
    Chorizo (4 pack)
    Ham (1lb)
    Red Potatoe (4-6)
    ½ a Green Pepper
    ½ an Onion
    1 Garlic
    1 or 3 Bay Leaf (whole)

    Cook ware needed:
    Presure cooker

Directions

It is recommended that the beans soak over night or for a few hours before cooking. If not, the first step should help soften them.
Place beans in pressure cooker cover with the 10 cups of water.
Take the four chorizo links, cut into slices and place in cooker with beans.
Cover and start cooking on high heat, once the pressure builds, adjust the temp to med low and leave for 20 minutes.
Take center cut ham and cut into large cubes.
Take the ½ green pepper, ½ onion, and garlic clove and chop or mince in food processor.
In a med sized frying pan add 1 tbsp of olive oil and heat over med-high heat. Once hot, place the minced pepper, onion, and garlic (makes a “sofrito”) and add ham. Cook till golden about 10 minutes.
Peel potatoes and cut into large cubes.
Remove pressure cooker from stove, put in sink and run cold water over it until pressure is released.
Open cooker, add all the ingredients, stir together, and cover again. Start cooking on high heat once the pressure builds, adjust the temp to med low and leave for 15 minutes.

Serving size 1 cup
Serve over white rice


Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JULS13G.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These were great! Thank you for sharing this recipe. My daughter said they taste just like her abuela's (grandma's) red beans. That's a huge compliment from a 9 year old. - 9/13/09

    Reply from JULS13G (1/6/10)
    Oh thank you!!!! It's my moms recipe... she's Cuban.


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  • Very Good
    tasty - 5/30/19

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  • What a great way to enjoy beans. - 3/1/19

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  • Portion control - 1/29/19

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  • Incredible!
    A cold weather staple in our house - 1/9/19

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