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Cuban Style Black Beans With Bacon

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“I started experimenting with black beans awhile ago. I tried a bunch of Cuban recipes and although most were very good, I wanted the dish to look as good as it tasted. This dish combines complimentary flavors to the beans while adding tons of color. I usually serve this dish alongside rice. If you have time you can cook your own beans in a pressure cooker, but canned beans work fine too. If jalapenos are too spicy for you, you can substitute Anaheim peppers instead.”

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  1. Heat large saute pan and add bacon drippings. Throw in all veggies with the exception of the garlic and the beans. Cook until softened and onion is translucent to brown. Add the beans, your seasoning, lemon, vinegar, sugar and bacon. Add the cilantro and your garlic last. They key to this dish is tasting it often to make sure the flavoring is as desired. Serve immediately.

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