Cuban Black Beans Recipe | PBS Food

Cuban Black Beans

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Yield: 8 servings



  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 2 jalapeños seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups cooked black beans (drained and rinsed if canned)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 TBS fresh lime juice


  1. In a skillet, heat garlic and oil over moderate heat until garlic is fragrant and stir in onion, bell pepper, carrot and jalapeño.
  2. Cook mixture, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened.
  3. Stir in beans, coriander, lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste and cook, stirring til heated through. Keep warm til serving time.
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