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Cuban Black Beans

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Ingredients
  Black beans/Turtle beans 1⁄2 Pound (Soaked Overnight)
  Celery stalks 4 , chopped
  Yellow onion 1 Large, peeled and chopped
  Ham hocks 1 Pound, cut into 2 inch pieces
  Red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Bay leaves 2
  Parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Tabasco To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Drain the water from the beans, and place all the ingredients in a cooking pot with a tight-fitting lid.
Barely cover with fresh water, and simmer for 1 hour, or until tender.
Remember that you should not add salt to this dish until it is ready to serve because the ham hocks add salt to the dish.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Cuban
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Gourmet

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2183 Calories from Fat 905

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 101 g155%

Saturated Fat 29.1 g145.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 220 mg73.3%

Sodium 1042.6 mg43.4%

Total Carbohydrates 209 g69.7%

Dietary Fiber 47.2 g188.9%

Sugars 11.9 g

Protein 122 g244.6%

Vitamin A 46.4% Vitamin C 49%

Calcium 38.1% Iron 75.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cuban Black Beans Recipe