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Casamiento (Marriage Red Beans and Rice)

One of many delicious, low calorie latin dishes found in Chef Lala's Latin Lover Lite Cookbook!


  • Garlic Cloves, peeled, finely chopped 1
  • Rice, long grain, cooked 3 cup(s) Or try Brown rice for a healthier option
  • Sofrita, Goya brand 3 tablespoon(s)
  • dry red beans 8 ounce(s)
  • Water 3 cup(s)
  • Onions, raw, browned, peeled, large piece 4 ounce(s)
  • Salt 1 1/2 teaspoon(s)
  • Olive Oil 2 tablespoon(s)
  • Onions, raw, bronwed, peeled, small dice 4 ounce(s)


Together: Sort and wash beans under cold water.
Together: Soak 8 ounces of beans with 3 cups of water overnight in a large pot.
Adults: Peel onion and cut a large 4 ounce piece.
Adults: To cook: add onion (the large piece to be removed later), cover and simmer for 2 hours until beans are tender. Add water if needed. Add salt.
Adults: Simmer an additional 10 minutes. Remove onion.
Adults: In a saute pan, over medium-high flame, heat olive oil.
Adults: Peel the garlic clove. Dice garlic and finely slice remaining 4 ounce onion.
Adults: Add onions and garlic until golden brown.
Adults: Add beans with a slotted spoon, minimizing the amount of liquid.
Adults: Add cooked rice, and sofrito, stir well. Cook for 7-10 minutes until all liquid is absorbed. Makes 6 cups

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About this Recipe
  • Serves: 12
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
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Chef Lala Latin Lover Lite Cookbook
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