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Cuban Black Beans With Brown Rice

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Cuban Black Beans With Brown Rice is an amazingly easy to prepare side dish which cannot just escape your guest's attention in any party. Try this delicious Cuban Black Beans With Brown Rice dish; I am sure you will get a huge fan following for this!
  Dried black beans 16 Ounce
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 Medium
  Bay leaf 1
  Dried red pepper 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Quart
  Cooked brown rice 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Plain low fat yogurt 8 Ounce
  Chopped green onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Sort and wash beans; place in a medium saucepan.
Add 2 cups water; bring to a boil.
Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 1 hour.
Drain beans, and set aside.
Coat a large skillet with cooking spray; add oil, and place over medium heat until hot.
Add onion and green pepper, and saute until tender.
Add bay leaf, red pepper, garlic, and salt; cook one minute, stirring consrantly.
Remove from heat, and set aside.
Add 1 1/2 quarts water to reserved beans in saucepan, and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 1 hour.
Stir in onion mixture, and continue to simmer, uncovered, 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender.
Remove and discard bay leaf and red pepper pod.
Serve 2/3 cup black beans over1/2 cup brown rice.
Top with 2 tablespoons yogurt, and sprinkle green onion over top.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2772 Calories from Fat 233

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.6%

Saturated Fat 6.8 g34%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.6 mg4.5%

Sodium 2142.1 mg89.3%

Total Carbohydrates 510 g170%

Dietary Fiber 90.6 g362.3%

Sugars 37.4 g

Protein 132 g264.8%

Vitamin A 58.2% Vitamin C 264%

Calcium 115.1% Iron 163.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cuban Black Beans With Brown Rice Recipe