Cuban-Style Black Beans
Cuban-Style Black Beans
Enjoy this quick and easy recipe by Tiffani Thiessen from Dinner at Tiffani's.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Stewing
  • Preparation Time 3 hours 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time 2 hours
  • Yield 8 - 10 servings
As seen on Dinner At Tiffani's
  • 454 grams dried Black Beans
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon White Vinegar
  • Ten to fifteen 3-inch Cilantro stems, tied in a bundle
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 1 Onion, diced
  • Kosher Salt and freshly Ground Black Pepper
  1. Soak the beans with the baking soda in 10 cups of water for about 3 hours. Rinse and drain
  2. Add the beans to a Dutch oven and add 10 cups fresh water, along with the Olive oil, cumin, oregano, sugar, vinegar, cilantro stems, bay leaves and onion. Simmer until the beans are soft, about 2 hours. Add 2 teaspoons of salt (or more to taste) and freshly ground black pepper to taste

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