Budget Cooking...Comfort & Gourmet!
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)
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.