SofritoBeans161

Traditional Red Beans

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Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons TROPICAL sofrito
  • 1 cup all-purpose potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 package sazón seasoning without Annatto
  • 1 cup TROPICAL Smoked Boneless Ham Steaks, cut in chunks
  • 2 15-ounce cans red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup pimento-stuffed olives, each cut in half

Preparation:

In 4-quart saucepan, in hot olive oil, cook sofrito about 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add potatoes and Sazon, stirring to coat well. Add ham, red kidney beans, tomato sauce, water and olives. Over high heat, heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serves 6.