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

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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.


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  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.

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Recipe source

This recipe has been added courtesy of Carla Cancio-Bello - cuban Unfortunately, as of February 2019 the website is no longer in existence.