These Habichuelas Guisadas (Puerto Rican Beans) are just delicious! Made with ham or smoked ham hocks, red or pink beans, sofrito and delicious spices in a savory tomato sauce with olives and potatoes. Serve alongside white or yellow rice. A true Puerto Rican staple to most rice dishes! Excellent!
Beans in Spanish is habichuelas while the word guisadas means stewed. Hence Habichuelas Guisadas!
Puerto Rican Stewed Beans first and foremost are just delicious!
These Puerto Rican beans were a staple in my home growing up. It was a dish that my mom prepared to be served alongside many of our rice dishes. I just love them and truthfully hers are the best in my eyes!
In my own home today, you will find habichuelas guisadas made every single week served with either yellow or white rice….