CUBAN BLACK BEANS
- 2 15-oz cans black beans
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion
- 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
- 1 large garlic clove – minced
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1/4 tsp ground cumin
- 1/4 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp white vinegar
Heat oil in a saucepan.
Add onions, peppers, and garlic, and cook over medium heat until everything is soft (about 5-7 minutes).
Add both cans of beans (NOT drained or rinsed) and the 1/2 cup of water into the saucepan with the onion-pepper mixture.
Add the rest of the seasonings (salt, pepper, cumin, oregano, sugar, vinegar) to the saucepan.
Stir together and cook on medium/low heat for another 5 minutes to blend the flavors.
Using a wooden spoon, mash some of the beans to thicken the texture.
Serve over white rice with a side of mango salsa or fried sweet plantains.