Menu Plan for Spring II: Week 2, Day 4


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Cuban Beef and Black Beans
Brown Rice

Cooking time:   35 minutes for menu      Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     I used red beans... Because I can't find black beans.  When we lived in the US, I always used black.  As usual, make this as hot as you like, add hot sauce to taste.

Cuban Beef and Beans

Total time: 35 minutes
     Red beans and rice have gotten to be a popular item, recently. I added a bit of beef for a full dinner. Make it as hot or not as suits you. Use black beans or red kidney beans.

Cuban Beef and Black Beans Ingredients:


Cooking schedule: 35 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large skillet with lid, small saucepan with lid
Chop onion, pepper
Mince garlic
Sauté chili powder
Add onion, pepper, garlic, sauté
Start to cook rice
Open and drain tomatoes, reserve juices

Roughly chop tomatoes
Add beef to skillet, brown, breaking up
Open, drain, rinse beans
Add tomatoes, juices, beans, et all, to skillet
Cover and simmer
     10 minute break
Drain chilies, chop if needed
Add chilies to skillet, simmer, uncovered
Fluff rice

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