Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

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I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe. This recipe takes some short cuts and uses a rice cooker, but I still think the results are delicious. Try this under any caribbean grilled meat, fish or stew and you won't be disappointed!

分量: 10-12


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  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 8 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano or 2 Tbsp minced, fresh oregano
  • 10 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cups long grain rice (I used brown jasmine, or try white jasmine, basmati, etc.)
  • 4 cups water (approximately)


  1. In a pot or large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, green pepper, cumin and oregano, and cook, stirring, for 6 minutes. Add the garlic and stir for 2 more minutes. Add the black beans and stir for 1 more minute, then remove from heat.
  2. Add the rice and water to your rice cooker (if your rice cooker has a water line for white or brown rice, just fill with water up to that line. Otherwise, just add approximately 3 1/2 to 4 cups water. Then, using a spatula, move the bean mixture from the pot into the rice cooker pan on top of the rice and water. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Cook the rice on the normal setting and serve when completed.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 290g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 617  
Calories from Fat 44 7%
Total Fat 5.06g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.92g 4%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 249mg 10%
Potassium 1765mg 50%
Total Carbs 115.94g 31%
Dietary Fiber 18.1g 60%
Sugars 3.26g 2%
Protein 28.26g 45%


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  • Jayashree.T.Rao
    Looks delicious !
    • ShaleeDP
      Awesome recipes you have. Thanks for sharing this.
      • nency
        its very healthy and awesome!!
        • Bon
          If you don't have a rice cooker, what is an alternative way to prepare this dish? I also enjoy good Cuban food and would love to make this.
          1 reply
          • John Spottiswood
            Hi Bon - great question. Please follow the same directions using a covered pot on the stove. Bring the rice to a boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer an cook for about 30 minutes. Check the rice at 25 minutes to see if there are small holes in the surface. If so, it is done. If not, put the cover back on and cook a little longer. It should definitely not take longer than 40 minutes. Enjoy!