Print
Black Beans (Frijoles Negros)
Total:
14 hr 40 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
12 hr
Cook:
2 hr 15 min
Yield:
20 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
14 hr 40 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
12 hr
Cook:
2 hr 15 min
Yield:
20 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds black beans
  • 20 cups water
  • 1 cup plus 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 8 garlic cloves, mashed or chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 8 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper, optional
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 4 tablespoons vinegar

Directions

Wash the beans and soak overnight in the water. When the beans swell, cook in the same water until soft, about 45 minutes. Heat 1 cup oil in a frying pan, add onions, garlic and green peppers. Add 1 cup of the beans to the pan and mash. Add this to the beans together with the salt, pepper, if using, oregano, bay leaves and sugar. Allow to boil for a 1 hour then add the wine and vinegar allowing to cook uncovered for a while. Add the 4 remaining tablespoons olive oil just before serving.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Smoky Black Bean Rice

Recipe courtesy of Laura Vitale

Black Beans and Rice

Recipe courtesy of Ingrid Hoffmann

Black Bean Chickpea Salad

Recipe courtesy of Jason Wrobel

Black Bean Soup

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Cuban-Style Black Beans

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Spicy Black Beans and Yellow Rice

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Black Bean Soup

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Black Bean Salad with Mango, Cilantro and Lime

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Beef and Black Bean Ho Fun

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

On TV

Trending Videos

Brunch Bonanza

So Much Pretty Food Here