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Cuban Style Refried Black Bean Paste

Updated: Dec 19, 2019


8 cups black beans ( dried )

6 quarts water

6 large yellow onions ( diced )

1/4 cup ground cumin

1/2 cup white sugar

1/2 cup garlic cloves ( whole peeled )

1/2 bottle Cholula ( or other hot sauce )

salt / pepper to taste

Makes App. half a hotel pan


Combine water, beans, and garlic coves, and simmer over medium heat, covered for 2 1/2 hrs, or until beans are fork tender. Pour off some of the bean water leaving app. 2 to 3 cups.

Separately saute diced onion over very low heat in 2 tbls oil until onions are caramelized. App. 30 mins.

When beans are ready add the caramelized onions, cumin, sugar, salt / pepper, and hot sauce. Blend using either an immersion blender, or a tabletop blender. Blend until smooth. Beans should be a thick pasty consistency.

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