1. Sort and soak beans overnight; drain and discard soak water. In a 4-quart
pot, saute onion in butter until tender but not browned.
2. Add soaked
beans, 4 cups water, bouillon cube, ham (cut into 4-6 chunks), bay leaves,
thyme, oregano, salt & red pepper.
3. Bring to boil; reduce heat. Cover and
simmer until beans are tender, 1 to 1-1/2 hour.
4. Remove 1 c. beans from
stew, mash in a bowl with potato masher or fork. Add mashed beans to stew;
stir to thicken. Remove ham and dice. Remove bay leaves and red pepper, if
used and discard. Add diced meat, green pepper and rum (if desired) to
5. Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Serve beans over rice and top with sour
cream if desired.
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This recipe is high in Vitamin A with 29% of your daily recommended intake per serving. This recipe is high in Vitamin C with 232% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Egg, Beans, Butter, Gluten, Bell Pepper, Tomato, MSG, Garlic, Alcohol, Beef, Cilantro, Onion allergies.