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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Rice with Black Beans (Arroz Con Frijoles Negros)

This is a QUICK easy dish to prepare.
This can be prepared as a side dish or used as a main dish. Great with tacos.

You Will Need

1/2 c Chicken Stock (OPTIONAL)

Chopped Onions & Garlic

Saute Until Translucent

Add Drained, Rinsed Black Beans

Add Diced Tomatoes with Juice

Add Drained Diced Tomatoes with Chilies

Add Both Pkgs Sazon

Add Dried Seasonings/Herbs

Add Sofrito & Recaito

Add Chicken Stock If Desired (Optional)


Medium Heat


3 Cups of Rice
3 Cups of Water

2 cans Black Beans
1 can Diced Tomatoes
1 can Diced Tomatoes with Chiles
1 Yellow Onion
1 or 2 Cloves Garlic
1 rounded tsp Sofrito
1 rounded tsp Recaito
1 pkg Sazon with Garlic
1 pkg Sazon with Coriander
1 tsp Cumin

Cook 3 cups of rice & 3 cups of water in rice cooker. There is no need to add salt, as the beans are seasoned very well.

Chop an yellow onion & 1 or 2 cloves of garlic. Set Aside
Drain cans of beans & Tomatoes.
Add Olive Oil to heavy stock pan
Saute chopped onions & garlic.
Add to beans & tomatoes with chilies to pan.
Add a Crushed clove of Garlic.
Add 1 rounded teaspoon each of Sofrito & Recaito.
Add 2 pkgs of Sazon.
Add 1 teaspoon each of Garlic Powder, Onion Powder and Cumin.
Turn heat to Medium-High,until heated through.

Serve over rice.
Optional Toppings: Shredded Cheese, Sour Cream, Avocado, Shredded Chicken.
Sliced Green Onion.

Serves 5.

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