Category: Recipes

Rice & Beans #2

RICE AND BEANS (PUERTO RICAN STYLE) Place 2 teaspoons Crisco and 2 tablespoons sofrito in electric skillet for 1 minute. Add 2 cups water, 2 cups cooked rice, can tomato sauce, chopped olives, diced pork, salt and pepper to taste. Cook 15 to 30 minutes. Mix 1 large can of red kidney beans with some sofrito, salt and pepper added. Serve with rice. SOFRITO: 3 green peppers, chopped 2 med. onions, chopped 1 to 2 sweet chili pepper, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tsp. oregano Place a portion of all ingredients in blender; thoroughly blend at high speed;...

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Rum Cake

PUERTO RICAN RUM CAKE 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1 pkg. yellow cake mix 1 pkg. instant vanilla pudding 4 eggs 1/2 cup cold water 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup Gold Puerto Rican Rum Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour pan. Sprinkle pecans over bottom of pan.Mix all cake ingredients together. Pour batter over pecans in pan. Bake One hour. place on counter top to cool.  Invert on serving plate. Prick the top, and brush glaze evenly over top. GLAZE: 1/4 lb. butter 1/4 cup water 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup Puerto Rican...

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Empanadas

PUERTO RICAN (EMPANADAS) Dough:  (or Goya’s pkg of 10 empanada dics) 3 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup warm water 1/2 teaspoon annato seed (for color) Filling: 1 lb. browned ground beef or cooked shredded chicken 1/2 medium onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 green bell pepper, diced 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1/8 c. chopped fresh cilantro 1/8 c. sliced green olives salt and pepper, to taste 1/4-1/2 jalapeno, minced (optional) 1 tbsp. tomato paste 1 pkg. Goya Sazon with annato 1 cup...

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