Black Beans and Rice

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Jan. 10, 2012

Ingredients

Black beans 1 Pound
Onion 1 Large , chopped
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , mashed
Green pepper 1 , chopped
Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
Ham hock 1/4 Pound , with fat trimmed (1 Small Sized)
Oregano 1 Teaspoon
Bay leaves 3
Vinegar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cooked brown rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Wash and soak the beans overnight in 2 quarts cold water.

MAKING

2) Take a pan and heat oil in it. Saute onion (as good as raw), pepper and garlic in it.

3) Add all the other ingredients except rice and vinegar. Cook over low heat until beans become tender.

SERVING

4) Add vinegar and serve the beans over rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 645Calories from Fat 99

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 40 mg1.67%

Total Carbohydrates 106 g35.3%

Dietary Fiber 21 g84%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 32 g64%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet