Black Beans In Rum

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Oct. 15, 2009

Black Beans In Rum is a delicious side dish recipe which I always love to have on my dinner table. I bet, once you have this Black Beans In Rum, you will always crave for some more.


Dried black beans 1 Pound
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Onion 1 Large , chopped
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , minced
Celery stalks 3 , diced
Carrot 1 , minced
Bouquet garn 1 Small (Bay Leaf, Thyme And Parsley, Tied In Cheesecloth)
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Butter 3 Tablespoon
Dark rum 6 Tablespoon (2 Jiggers)
Sour cream 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Salt To Taste


1. Soak the beans overnight in water to cover; or boil two minutes and soak one hour or longer. Drain and add six cups of water.

2. Add vegetables and seasonings and simmer slowly until the beans are almost tender. Discard the herb bouquet.

3. Preheat oven to moderate (350° F.).

4. Place the beans and their juice in a bean pot or casserole, add the butter and one jigger of the rum. Cover and bake until the beans are tender, about two hours. Add another jigger of rum and serve piping hot with cold sour cream.

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