HABICHUELAS ROJAS (DOMINICAN RED BEANS)

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HABICHUELAS ROJAS (DOMINICAN RED BEANS)

HABICHUELAS ROJAS (DOMINICAN RED BEANS). Alimento Base: Red beans, In a saucepan over a low flame, add the strips of bacon or bacon pieces and cook for 6 minutes (so the grease or fat can burn off). Increase the flame so that the bacon can crisp...
Tiempo de preparación 1 h
Tiempo total 1 h
Plato Red beans
Cocina Dominican Republic
Raciones 4 comensales

Ingredientes
  

  • 2 cans of water
  • 3 strips of bacon
  • 1/2 chicken broth cube cut into small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon of powdered seasoning
  • 3 cherry tomatoes without the skin and cut in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon of oregano optional
  • 2 cloves of whole garlic crushed in a pestle and mortar with a pinch of salt
  • 1/2 green or sweet red pepper chopped or diced
  • 1/2 medium sized onion chopped or diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 small pieces of aullama or pumpkin
  • 1 can of red or black beans strain off the water
  • 2 coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of tomato paste
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground pepper to taste

Elaboración paso a paso
 

  • Preparation
  • In a saucepan over a low flame, add the strips of bacon or bacon pieces and cook for 6 minutes (so the grease or fat can burn off).
  • Increase the flame so that the bacon can crisp slightly.
  • Remove bacon and reserve aside for later.
  • In the same saucepan, add crushed garlic, salt and pepper, onion, chicken broth cube (which you will break up to a powder with your fingers).
  • Also add the tomato paste, with powdered seasoning, oregano, coriander and aullama or pumpkin.
  • Over a low to medium flame, blend together for about 1 minute.
  • Add the beans and 2 cans of water.
  • Cover the pot and cook over low to medium flame for about 20 minutes.
  • Next remove the pumpkin or aullama so it can be crushed with a fork or other type of utensil.
  • The pumpkin or aullama should be crushed into a puree type of consistency.
  • Finally, return the aullama or pumpkin to the pot and cook it for about 18 minutes.
  • Add the bacon you have prepared earlier and serve over rice.