How to Make Authentic Puerto Rican Beans

Traditional Puerto Rican beans and rice. The basic ingredients are the same but some have enhanced the recipe. This is my recipe for beans and rice and it's a huge hit. Yes, I'm Puerto Rican.

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How to Make Authentic Puerto Rican Beans Recipe
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Add olive oil, salt and a few garlic cloves to a mortar & pestle.

Add olive oil, salt and a few garlic cloves to a mortar & pestle.

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Crush the garlic as much as possible.

Crush the garlic as much as possible.

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Heat olive oil in large Dutch oven.

Heat olive oil in large Dutch oven.

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Place in pot and begin to sauté.

Place in pot and begin to sauté.

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Take one small chorizo sausage. Cut into small pieces.

Take one small chorizo sausage. Cut into small pieces.

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Place into pot with garlic.

Place into pot with garlic.

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Add ham (jamon) seasoning.  (found in the Hispanic section of your grocery store)

Add ham (jamon) seasoning. (found in the Hispanic section of your grocery store)

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Add 2 heaping table spoons of Recaito.  (found in the Hispanic section of your grocery store)

Add 2 heaping table spoons of Recaito. (found in the Hispanic section of your grocery store)

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Mix.

Mix.

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Add a dash of Adobo seasoning.

Add a dash of Adobo seasoning.

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Add can of Goya tomato sauce.

Add can of Goya tomato sauce.

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Add all cans of beans with liquid. (Some use dried beans. I use canned to cut the prep time)

Add all cans of beans with liquid. (Some use dried beans. I use canned to cut the prep time)

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Add small diced potatoes. (Optional)

Add small diced potatoes. (Optional)

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Add small cut Vienna sausages. (Optional) This is also the time you would chop and add olives. I love them but my family doesn't so I leave it out.

Add small cut Vienna sausages. (Optional) This is also the time you would chop and add olives. I love them but my family doesn't so I leave it out.

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Add 1 packet Sazón seasoning.  (found in the Hispanic section of your grocery store)

Add 1 packet Sazón seasoning. (found in the Hispanic section of your grocery store)

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Stir.

Stir.

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Cover.

Cover.

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Bring to boil then reduce heat and simmer.

Bring to boil then reduce heat and simmer.

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Serve over white rice.

Serve over white rice.

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