Oaxacan Baked Black Beans Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Dried black beans/Dried pinto beans2 Pound
 Water12 Cup (192 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced / pressed
 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Cumin seed1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lean ham hocks2 Pound, trimmed of excess fat
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5621 Calories from Fat 1852

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 207 g318.2%

Saturated Fat 59.5 g297.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 440 mg146.7%

Sodium 1386.5 mg57.8%

Total Carbohydrates 632 g210.6%

Dietary Fiber 142.4 g569.7%

Sugars 36.3 g

Protein 336 g672.4%

Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 31.6%

Calcium 125.1% Iron 284%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Thoroughly wash and drain beans; discard any foreign material.
Place beans in a 5-quart baking dish.
Cover with water; add garlic, onion, cumin seed, ham hocks, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper.
Cover and bake in a 275° oven for about 10 hours or until beans are tender and mash readily. (You can cook the beans overnight or start the day before, refrigerate overnight, and start again in the morning.)