Moros y Cristianos

Moors and Christians

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

Published 1973

  • About

Leftover Frijoles Negros (Black Beans) may be used for this recipe.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove


Heat the oil in a heavy, covered casserole or saucepan, add the onion, garlic and pepper and sauté until the onion is tender. Add the tomatoes and cook, stirring, until the mixture is well vegetables blended and quite thick. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in the beans, mixing well. Add the rice and water, mixing lightly. Cover and cook over very low heat until the rice is tender and