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Moros y Cristianos – Black beans and rice

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2016-12-07 13:53:14

Serves 8


  1. 1/2 lb of black beans
  2. 5 c water
  3. 2 green peppers
  4. 1/2 lb salt pork
  5. 1/2 lb onion
  6. 3 cloves garlic
  7. 1-2 bay leaves
  8. 4 tsp salt
  9. 1/4 tsp oregano
  10. 1 lb rice
  11. 2 oz bacon


  1. Rinse beans and place in a big pot with enough water to cover the beans by 2″. Slice and seed a green pepper and throw into the pot. Let beans soak overnight or at the very least a couple of hours.
  2. Cook beans in the identical water over med-low heat until they’re soft, approx 45 minutes. After they are done, remove three cups of water and put aside, then drain the remaining of the beans in a colander and put aside.
  3. Cut up the salt pork into small pieces and fry in the big pot until cooked thoroughly – don’t drain.
  4. Add the onions, garlic and green pepper to the pan and saute until onions are soft,
  5. Add the beans, three cups of water, bay leaf and oregano and convey to a boil.
  6. Dice the bacon and fry in a pan, add the rice and saute together for a couple of seconds until the rice is coated/mixed with the bacon.
  7. When the water starts to boil, add the rice and bacon to the pot, stir, and canopy the pot. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for quarter-hour. Remove from heat and let sit a further 5 minutes.


  1. This will also be made with red beans to make congri.

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