Peppered Black Beans

Recipes of Beans and Legumes

Ingredients for Peppered Black Beans

Ingredients for Serves 6-8.
  • 1 lb. black beans
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 green peppers, chopped
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup thick tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

Preparation of Peppered Black Beans

1. Soak the beans in water, overnight. Bring the same water to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the beans are tender,. add more water if necessary. Drain and reserve the cooking liquid.

2. In a skillet brown the onions and peppers in oil until tender. Purée in a blender. Mix with tomato sauce, salt, pepper and oregano. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Add the beans and cook 10 minutes more, adding cooking liquid until desired consistency. Add the sugar and vinegar. Cool and refrigerate, if to be served in a few days. Reheat and correct seasonings.

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