Brazilian black beans in the pressure cooker

Brazilian black beans in the pressure cooker


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About this recipe: Easy and simple Brazilian black beans recipe made in the pressure cooker, with no need for soaking. Delicious with rice or as a side to any Latin-inspired main.


Serves: 8 

  • 180g black beans, rinsed
  • 500ml water
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 ham stock cube
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Place the beans, water, onion, bay leaf and crumbled stock cube in the pressure cooker. Cover and lock, then bring to pressure. Cook for 15 minutes after steam starts to escape, then remove from the heat and keep covered till the pressure has been lost.
  2. Meanwhile, fry the garlic in olive oil until golden. Open the pressure cooker and add the fried garlic. Remove the bay leaf, taste the beans and season with salt to taste. Serve hot.

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