About the Recipe
this dish stays healthy by using beans prepared without lard or other fat
1 lb dried pink beans
2 medium plantains, finely
1 large tomato, rinsed and finely
1 small red bell pepper, rinsed
and finely chopped
1 medium white onion, finely
1� Tbsp garlic, minced (about 3 cloves)
1� tsp salt
1 Rinse and pick through beans for rocks and other
debris (discard these). Put beans in large pot, and
add 10 cups of water. Place pot in refrigerator, and
allow beans to soak overnight.
2 Place the soaked and drained beans in a large pot
with enough water to cover them by about 1 inch.
Boil gently with lid tilted until beans are soft, about
1 hour. Add more water while beans are cooking if
water level drops below the top of the beans.
3 Add plantains, tomato, red pepper, onion, garlic, and
salt. Continue cooking at low heat until plantains
4 Serve warm.