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Black Bean Soup: Nitza’s Recipe

Black beans

Black beans

Which was the second most popular Cuban recipe in the survey I placed in Facebook some days ago? It was frijoles negros dormidos (asleep black beans – thick black bean soup). Browsing for it I found three different recipes of this typical Cuban dish which I will share with you in two “chapters”.

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Frijoles negros Cuban black beans

Black beans

Black beans

Cuban black beans is an accompaniment or side dish served  with cooked rice, especially white rice. It can also be eaten as a main dish, on its own. There are as many recipes for black beans as there are Cuban cooks and each have their personal signature on what to add and how to prepare its recipe.

The basic ingredients to make Cuban style black beans besides the black beans are:

  • oil
  • onion
  • bell pepper
  • garlic
  • vinegar
  • bay leaf
  • cumin

23. frijoles negros Cuban black beans « Cooking in Multi-cultural NYC.