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Cuban-Style Black Beans with Rice and Plantains

Inspired by the Cuban national dish moros y cristianos (Moors and Christians), this robust meal is complete on its own. Depending on your mood, serve strong, hot Cuban-style coffee or chilled beer. 
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Servings:4  | Calories:482 | Total Fat:9g  | Chol:0mg  | More
Nutritional facts are per serving and accuracy is not certain.
Total Fat 9g
14 %
Sat Fat 1g
5 %
Total Carb 92g
31 %
Fiber 14g
56 %
Sugars 17g
Cholesterol 0mg
0 %
Sodium 455mg
19 %
Protein 13g
26 %
34% Instant brown rice
22% Ripe plantains
22% Others combined
20% Black beans
Percentages based on 2000 calories diet. Data may be incomplete or calculations inaccurate - Learn more.


1 cup uncooked instant brown rice
2 Tbs. vegetable oil
2 firm, ripe plantains, peeled and cubed
1 large yellow onion, diced
1 green pepper, seeded and diced
1 vegetable bouillon cube, dissolved in 1 cup water
2 15.25 oz. cans black beans, drained and rinsed
1 tsp. ground cumin
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1/2 large red onion, chopped for garnish
1/2 cup snipped cilantro leaves for garnish
1 bunch thinly sliced scallions for garnish

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