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Frijoles Rojos Colombianos

Frijoles Rojos Colombianos
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking time:
95 min
For 4 people
Latin america
Frijoles Rojos Colombianos


250 g dried red beans
2 onions
2 cloves of garlic
1/2 red pepper
1/2 green pepper
400 g diced tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon of achiote powder (replace it with paprika if you can't find achiote)
1 teaspoon ground cumin
400 ml water
400 ml chicken broth
2 large carrots
1 bunch of coriander
Salt and pepper


The day before, soak the red beans in a large volume of water.
Peel and dice the vegetables.
Place onions, garlic, red pepper, green pepper and tomatoes in a blender, chop and set aside.
Put the beans, water, broth, carrots and chopped vegetables in a large saucepan. Cover and simmer for 1h30.
Add achiote powder, ground cumin, salt and pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Enjoy it!
Energy Total carbs Sugar Total fat Saturated fat Omega 3 Fibers Sodium
289.5 Kcal 42.5 g 10.8 g 1.6 g 0.3 g 0.1 g 15.0 g 591.8 g

The nutritionist's advice:

Red beans are emblematic of South American cuisine. These legumes, interesting sources of plant protein, are perfectly integrated into a vegetarian recipe. Accompanied by rice, this recipe is a balanced dish.