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                             BLACK BEANS & RICE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Cuban
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5       tb           Olive oil
    1       md           Onion, chopped
    1       md           Green bell pepper, diced
    2       ea           Garlic cloves, chopped
    2 1/2   c            Cooked black beans
    2       c            Rice
    4 1/2   c            Water
    2       ts           Salt
    1       ea           Bay leaf
    2       tb           Olive oil
      1/4   ts           Cumin
                         Black pepper to taste
 
   In a large pot, heat oil till fragrant.  Add onion, bell pepper & garlic &
   cook till tender, about 8 minutes.  Add the remaining ingredients & cook
   over medium-high heat until all the water has been absorbed.  It should
   take 15 minutes or less.
   
   Stir with a fork, cover & cook over low heat until the rice is tender.
   Discard bay leaf & serve hot.
   
   Randelman & Schwartz, “Memories of a Cuban Kitchen”
  
 
 
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