Marrow stuffed with Cuban congris (red beans and rice)

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    Here is a simple inexpensive recipe for baked marrow from your garden filled with kidney beans and rice.


    Bedfordshire, England, UK
    7 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 medium onion, minced
    • 1 small mild chili pepper (pimiento), minced
    • 1 clove of garlic, minced
    • 2 (400g) tins kidney beans
    • 180g uncooked rice
    • 500ml water
    • 1 tablespoon adobo seasoning
    • 1 large marrow, halved and seeded
    • cheese for sprinkling
    • Salsa Aji Nativo, or another hot sauce

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Heat oil in a pot and fry onion until soft. Add the rest of the ingredients with the exception of marrow, cheese and hot sauce. Cover, reduce heat and simmer until most of the water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
    2. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
    3. Spoon filling into the cavities.
    4. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes then add cheese and a drizzle of hot sauce and bake until the marrow is soft and the cheese is bubbly, about 10 minutes more.

    Adobo seasoning

    To make your own adobo seasoning find our recipe here

    See it on my blog

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