Stewed Red Beans (Habichuelas Guisadas)
Delicious, Easy Caribbean Side DishHabichuelas Guisadas, or Stewed Red Beans, is a savory dish of seasoned beans, usually accompanied by rice. It’s a favorite meal or side dish in many Caribbean countries including Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Cuba. Made with a handful of convenient signature GOYA® products, this Habichuelas Guisadas recipe gets an extra boost of flavor from Goya® Recaito, a savory mixture of cilantro, garlic, and onion. A delicious, easy side dish that tastes like it’s made in the islands! A dish of beans cooked with veggies, tomato, and seasonings, it has a starring role.
Prep time: 10 min.
Total time: 30 min.
2 tbsp. GOYA® Olive Oil
1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
1 jar (4 oz.) GOYA® Fancy Red Pimientos, drained and finely chopped
½ green bell pepper, finely chopped (about ½ cup)
1½ tsp. GOYA® Minced Garlic, or 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 cup GOYA® Tomato Sauce
1 tbsp. GOYA® Recaíto
1 tsp. GOYA® Whole Oregano Leaf
1 packet Sazón GOYA® with Coriander and Annatto
1/4 tsp. GOYA® Cumin
2 cans (15.5 oz. each) GOYA® Small Red Beans, drained
GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper, to taste
Cubed ham, squash or yautia (optional)
|1.||Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions, pimiento, green bell pepper and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft and translucent, 5-7 minutes.|
|2.||Stir in tomato sauce, recaito, oregano, Sazón and cumin. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tomato mixture begins to boil, about 2 minutes more.|
|3.||Stir in beans and 3 cups water; bring bean mixture to boil. Reduce heat to medium low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until bean mixture thickens, about 10 minutes. Season with Adobo. Serve warm.|