Cuban Black Beans

Flavorful black beans made for serving over white rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Latin American/Caribbean
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp mojo marinade
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can black bean soup
  • 1/4 tsp cumin to taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Add olive oil to a medium sauce pan and heat to medium-high

  2. Add green pepper with a pinch of salt and pepper and saute for a minute

  3. Add onion and saute until the pepper is softened and the onion is translucent

  4. Add garlic and saute for one minute

  5. Add mojo and stir

  6. Add both cans of beans, cumin, and whole bay leaf - stir and turn heat to medium-low

  7. Cover and allow to simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occassionally and making sure nothing sticks to the bottom of the pot. Taste and add salt and pepper as needed.