Keith Lorren's Cuban Black Beans & Yellow Rice

Keith Lorren's Cuban Black Beans & Yellow Rice


Ingredients

  • 14 oz dried black beans
  • ⅛ teaspoon baking soda (keeps beans black)
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • ½ cup diced bell pepper
  • 1-2 tablespoons Keith Lorren's Garlic Mojo Seasoning Paste
  • ¾ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ cumin
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded and chopped (optional)
  • 2 teaspoon Spice King All Purpose Seasoning
  • freshly cracked black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

  1. Rinse beans, soak over night.
  2. Simmer covered in water until soft.
  3. Sauté onion, garlic paste, bell pepper, jalapeño, in olive oil until translucent.
  4. Add oregano, Spice King All Purpose Seasoning, then add sautéed ingredients to beans. Simmer until beans are cooked and soft. Adjust flavor with salt/pepper.
  5. Serve topped with chopped onions, parsley/cilantro, lime, chopped tomatoes and a drizzle of olive oil (optional).