Moros y Cristianos – Black Beans Mixed with White Rice

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Moros y Cristianos - Black Beans Mixed with White Rice
Moros y Cristianos - Black Beans Mixed with White Rice

About cuisine, this recipe was sent by Andy Natal of Torrance, California. Keep in mind that this version of black beans and rice is a bit different than traditional Moros y Cristianos. Not just the ingredients used, but how the rice is cooked.

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Ingredients

1 can of black beans
2-3 cups of already cooked white rice
1 cup of beer or broth
1/3 cup of sofrito
1/2 can tomato sauce [8 oz can]
1 garlic clove finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon of oregano and a drizzle of apple cider vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste

Making Moros y Cristianos
Making Moros y Cristianos

Instructions

This recipe was sent by Andy Natal of Torrance, California. Keep in mind that this version of black beans and rice is a bit different than traditional Moros y Cristianos. Not just the ingredients used, but how the rice is cooked.

In a pot, add olive oil and sautee garlic and sofrito for a minute. Add salt, pepper, cumin and oregano to sofrito and mix. Add beans and mix well. Add tomato sauce and beer (or broth) and mix.

Moros y Cristianos
Moros y Cristianos

After 5 minutes, add apple cider vinegar and stir. Add 2-3 cups of already cooked white rice (at room temperature) and mix well. Cook until all is absorbed (about 10-15 minutes).

Let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving. Yields 3-4 servings.