One of many delicious, low calorie latin dishes found in Chef Lala's Latin Lover Lite Cookbook!
Together: Sort and wash beans under cold water.
Together: Soak 8 ounces of beans with 3 cups of water overnight in a large pot.
Adults: Peel onion and cut a large 4 ounce piece.
Adults: To cook: add onion (the large piece to be removed later), cover and simmer for 2 hours until beans are tender. Add water if needed. Add salt.
Adults: Simmer an additional 10 minutes. Remove onion.
Adults: In a saute pan, over medium-high flame, heat olive oil.
Adults: Peel the garlic clove. Dice garlic and finely slice remaining 4 ounce onion.
Adults: Add onions and garlic until golden brown.
Adults: Add beans with a slotted spoon, minimizing the amount of liquid.
Adults: Add cooked rice, and sofrito, stir well.
Cook for 7-10 minutes until all liquid is absorbed.
Makes 6 cups
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