Cuban-Style Red Beans and Rice

  • GayleR Posted: 03/01/09
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    This was a nice basic beans and rice recipe. It sure makes a lot! I omitted the garlic, used all the bacon drippings instead of adding olive oil, and substituted celery for the green pepper.

  • NCYankee Posted: 04/04/09
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    My kids loved it! Flavorful without being spicy. We used brown rice which takes longer to cook but adds depth to the dish.

  • Lisajane Posted: 02/13/11
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    I needed to use up some tomato paste and chose this recipe. What a treat! I don't eat meat so I used Morning Star fake bacon. It turned out great. You could even omit the bacon entirely if you wanted to. I served it with some cast iron skillet cornbread and the whole family gave it two thumbs up.

  • Heidelind1 Posted: 03/13/14
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    Wow! This is soo good! So much for my old red beans and rice recipe (which I was very proud of). This is unbelievably good! I love the bacon taste. So good!

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