Easy Cuban Black Beans

Easy Cuban Black Beans
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Cuban, Vegan, Vegetarian
 
Starting with canned black beans makes this an easy work-night meal. Comes together and cooks in the time it takes to make the rice to serve it over. Also excellent with a crusty bread as a side dish,
Ingredients
Basic Version
  • 3 cans Black Beans
  • 1 can Fire Roasted tomatoes with basil and garlic
  • ½ T dried oregano
  • 2 T chopped garlic
  • 1 t ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste
Fancy Version adds
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 T red wine vinegar or the juice of ½ a lime
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan and cook over low heat for 20-30 minutes (while rice cooks), stirring occasionally.
  2. Serve over steamed rice.
Fancier Version
  1. Saute pepper and onion together in oil in a pan for a few minutes until softened.
  2. Add garlic and saute one more minute.
  3. Add to remaining ingredients in saucepan and cook as above.
  4. Add vinegar or lime just before serving.

 

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