Black Beans with Rice
Cooking Time: 4-5 hours
Number of Servings: 6
Pick through beans to remove bad beans. Soak beans overnight in cold
water. Drain and rinse.
In large soup pot or dutch oven stir together
beans, water, green pepper, onion, oil, bay leaves, garlic, and salt.
and boil 1 hour.
Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 3-4 hours
or until beans are very tender. Stir occasionally and add water if
Remove about 1/3 of the beans, mash and return to pot. Stir and heat
Remove bay leaves and stir in vinegar or lemon
juice when ready to serve.
Serve over rice. Garnish with sliced pimento
and lemon wedges.
– Serving Size: 8 oz.
Amount Per Serving
Total fat: 4 g
Saturated fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 193 mg
Source: National Heart,
Lung, and Blood Institute, a part of the and the