Spicy black bean stew with rice

Spicy black bean stew with rice
Spicy black bean stew with rice

This is a different stew, where the mild spicy notes make it a delicious dish that is especially ideal to combat the cold temperatures and when it appears that something tasty and with a burning point.

And it is that its warmth accentuates the flavor that is derived from the great wealth of ingredients that conform it, which endows it with a great variety of nuances.

This abundance of components, in addition to creating a full-bodied stew, makes it a very complete dish thanks to the combination of legume and cereal and the contribution of the various vegetables it contains.

Thus, this dish is rich in complete proteins , carbohydrates , flavonoids , allicin , alliin , apiin , apigenin , fiber , essential oils , beta carotene , lycopene , omega 9 fatty acids, vitamins A , C , E , K and group B ( B1 , B2 , B3 , B5 , B6 and B9 or folic acid ), sulfur , calcium , phosphorus , iron , magnesium , manganese , potassium , selenium , sodium , zinc and, to a lesser extent, copper .

Below you can see what ingredients you need and the steps to follow to make an original stew, complete and very, very tasty.

Difficulty levelPreparation timeRations
Easy3 h.For 3 people

* Plus 12 hours of hydration


  • 300 gr. black beans
  • 1 potato
  • 1 branch of celery
  • 1 Leek
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 purple onion
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 branch of parsley
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (ground)
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 cayenne chilli (little)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 and 1/2 l. water
  • 50 ml. extra virgin olive oil
  • 70 gr. rice


  1. We put the beans in soaking for 12 hours.
  2. After this time, drain the beans, wash them and put them in a pan with the water. We reserve
  3. Peel the carrot, chop it and add it to the casserole with the beans. We do the same with the potato.
  4. Peel the onion and cut it finely and do the same with the leeks and peppers.
  5. We put the oil in a pan and, when it is hot, cook the onion, leek and peppers for 5 minutes. After this time, we crush everything and throw it into the pot along with the rest of the ingredients.
  6. Press the garlic and add it to the pot next to the laurel, spices, cayenne pepper and salt. We give a few laps and let it cook over medium heat for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  7. Add the rice, stir and let the stew sit for 30 more minutes. After this time, extinguish the fire and serve hot.
Aerial shot of spicy black bean stew with rice
Aerial shot of spicy black bean stew with rice

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