Pressure Cooker Cuban Style Black Beans

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Jun. 11, 2015

Lynn demonstrates how to make Cuban Style Black Beans in the pressure cooker. These are great with any Mexican or Caribbean meal. Super fast in the pressure cooker. Recipe from Fagor.


Dried black beans 2 Cup (32 tbs) , soaked overnight then drained
Water 3 Cup (48 tbs) (plus water for soaking)
Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
Finely chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Finely chopped green pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) , chopped finely
Ground cumin 1/2 Tablespoon
Chopped cilantro 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (with stems)
Bay leaves 2
Sherry/White vinegar 3 Tablespoon
Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste



Set pressure cooker on chicken/meat setting and heat olive oil.

Saute onions and green pepper until translucent.

Add garlic, cilantro, bay leaves, cumin and cook for 2 minutes.

Add pepper, salt, vinegar, sugar and continue to cook.

Add water, beans and cover with lid. Lock and pressure cook on high pressure for 30 minutes.

Uncover and blend 1 cups of beans with liquid in a food processor. Remove bay leaves and cilantro leaves. Pour the puree back into cooker and cook for few minutes.

Garnish with cilantro.


Serve with any meal and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 362Calories from Fat 78

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 124 mg5.17%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.3%

Dietary Fiber 12 g48%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 17 g34%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet