Cuban congris (red beans and rice) Stuffed in a marrow

From Cookipedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Cuban congris (red beans and rice) Stuffed in a marrow
Cuban congris (red beans and rice) Stuffed in a marrow
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:320
Ready in:1 hour, 30 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:1 hour, 20 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Carla Cancio-Bello, J.D., on behalf of Cuban Cuisine UK
First published:21st May 2014

Here is a simple inexpensive recipe that works really well using a normal garden marrow.


Orange arrow.png Create a printable shopping list for this recipe's recipeIngredient


  1. Saute' onion until soft. Stir in the remaining ingredients. bring to a boil.
  2. Cover, reduce and simmer until most of the water is absorbed, about 20 minutes
  3. Cut a marrow lengthwise and remove seeds, leaving a well in each piece.
  4. Place half cooked congri in marrow.
  5. Bake until marrow is soft - about 40 to 50 minutes.
  6. Add cheese if wanted and some Salsa Nativo Hot Sauce with 10 minutes to go in the baking
  7. Heat the remaining rice and beans to serve as a side dish with the marrow.

Graph your Body Mass Index

See your personal Body Mass Index (BMI) plotted on a graph against national averages.

Recipe source, the UK's specialist on-line suppliers of authentic Cuban groceries, has kindly given Cookipedia permission to reproduce this recipe. can provide all specialist items in this recipe via, their recently updated Cuban ingredient supplies website. Just click on the product link in the recipe to take you to the Cookipedia ingredient description page from where you can order the item online via (worldwide deliveries)