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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 446kcal
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


  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving.


Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 686mg | Potassium: 610mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 493IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 3mg