Food Recipes Cuban Black Beans and Rice 3.7 (326) 14 Reviews Cuban black beans and rice is a hearty meal that is packed with protein and fiber. The finished dish is bursting with flavor thanks to cumin, oregano, cilantro, and garlic. By Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry is a recipe developer, food stylist, and cookbook author with nearly two decades of experience in the culinary arts. She was a food stylist and recipe developer at Real Simple for five years. She's currently the food director at doitDelicious.com. Highlights: * Food director at doitDelicious.com * Collaborates with Jessica Seinfeld on recipes for her cookbooks and website * Wrote an award-winning cookbook, The Good Neighbor Cookbook Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on October 7, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Kan Kanbayashi Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 20 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup long-grain white rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 2 cloves garlic, chopped kosher salt and black pepper 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 15.5-ounce cans black beans, rinsed 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 4 radishes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces ¼ cup fresh cilantro Directions Cook the rice according to the package directions. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in the cumin and cook for 1 minute. Add the beans, oregano, and 1 cup water. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Add the vinegar. Smash some of the beans with the back of a fork to thicken. Serve over the rice. Top with the radishes and cilantro. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 368 Calories 5g Fat 71g Carbs 14g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 368 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 1077mg 47% Total Carbohydrate 71g 26% Protein 14g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.