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Cuban Moros and Cristianos (Rice and Beans)

A wonderful dish of rice and black beans you will love

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Cuba
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 446 kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 can black beans
  • 2-3 cups white rice cooked
  • 1/3 cup sofrito see recipe under sauces
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • drizzle apple cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 cup beer or broth
  • 1/2 can tomato sauce


  1. In a pot, add olive oil and saute 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.
Nutrition Facts
Cuban Moros and Cristianos (Rice and Beans)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 446 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 686mg30%
Potassium 610mg17%
Carbohydrates 95g32%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 493IU10%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.