Cuba Moros and Cristianos (Rice and Beans)
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Cuba
Serves: 4
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 2-3 cups of already cooked white rice
  • ⅓ cup of sofrito (see recipe under sauces)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon of oregano and a drizzle of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • 1 cup of beer or broth
  • ½ can tomato sauce
  1. In a pot, add olive oil and sautee garlic and sofrito for a minute. Add salt, pepper, cumin and oregano to sofrito and mix. Add beans and mix well. Add tomato sauce and beer or broth and mix.
  2. After 5 minutes, add apple cider vinegar and stir. Add 2-3 cups of already cooked white rice (at room temperature) and mix well. Cook until all is absorbed (about 10-15 minutes).
  3. Let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving.
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