Cuban Black Beans

Author: Recipes_kw
5 from 1 vote
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Bowls, Main Course, Side Dishes
Cuisine Cuban
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 248.01 kcal


  • Stove
  • Food Processor


  • 1 cup red bell pepper chopped large
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled, whole
  • 1 tsp jalapeno pepper chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 30 oz black beans canned, drained, rinsed
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp oregano dried
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper fresh cracked


  • Add the red bell pepper, onion, cilantro, garlic and jalapeno to a food processor and pulse until minced small.
  • Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large pot and add the minced veggie mix. Saute until mixture begins to soften.
  • Continue to add the beans, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper, then cook until heated through; about ten minutes. Enjoy!

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Cuban Black Beans
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 248.01 Calories from Fat 38
% Daily Value*
Fat 4.22g6%
Saturated Fat 0.51g3%
Sodium 587.46mg26%
Potassium 781.4mg22%
Carbohydrates 42.6g14%
Fiber 15.82g66%
Sugar 2.94g3%
Protein 13.8g28%
Vitamin A 1251.78IU25%
Vitamin B1 0.32mg21%
Vitamin B2 0.28mg16%
Vitamin B3 131.89mg659%
Vitamin B5 0.52mg5%
Vitamin B6 0.34mg17%
Vitamin C 56.3mg68%
Vitamin E 2.48mg17%
Vitamin K 10.53µg10%
Calcium 95.43mg10%
Copper 0.41mg21%
Folate 146.62µg37%
Iron 5.02mg28%
Manganese 0.6mg30%
Magnesium 82.33mg21%
Phosphorus 249.52mg25%
Selenium 3.17µg5%
Zinc 1.3mg9%
Ess-Methionine 200.5mg
Ess-Tryptophan 158mg
Ess-Threonine 487.75mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 776.75mg
Ess-Arginine 718.53mg
Ess-Lysine 912.26mg
Ess-Leucine 1104.01mg
Ess-Isoleucine 614.75mg
Ess-Histidine 359.5mg
Ess-Valine 753mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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