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Congrí Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
1
chorizo, skin removed and crumbled
1
cup ham for cooking, diced
1
medium onion, chopped
3
garlic cloves, chopped
2
cups (15.5 oz) black beans
1 1/2
cup white rice, long or medium grain
1/2
cup diced red bell pepper
1/2
cup diced yellow bell pepper
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon sweet paprika
Salt, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
760.3
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11.3g
17%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Cholesterol
13.2mg
4%
Sodium
775.9mg
32%
Total Carbohydrate
132.2g
44%
Dietary Fiber
18.1g
72%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
33.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
64.70%
65%
Calcium
16%
16%
Iron
37.80%
38%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

Never use hot rice or any other hot stuffing. Cook it the night before and refrigerate over night so it can be ready to stuff the turkey the following day.

Directions

  • 1 In a medium bowl, add olive oil and sauté chorizo, add ham, onion, garlic and sauté while stirring.
  • 2 Add beans and rice, and cook for 40 minutes on medium-low heat with lid on.
  • 3 Once the rice is ready, let cool completely before using it to stuff the turkey just before roasting it, or serve it on the side.
  • 4 Serve and enjoy!

This congrí (rice and beans) recipe is perfect to stuff your Thanksgiving turkey and give it a different flavor. It’s very easy to make and the result is delicious. I added pieces of Spanish chorizo and ham to give a unique flavor to this stuffing that everyone will love and enjoy. Try this delicious Cuban recipe, this time with a Puertorican touch.

Rate and Comment

Jeannette Quinones Jeannette Quinones
September 20, 2016

This congrí (rice and beans) recipe is perfect to stuff your Thanksgiving turkey and give it a different flavor. It’s very easy to make and the result is delicious. I added pieces of Spanish chorizo and ham to give a unique flavor to this stuffing that everyone will love and enjoy. Try this delicious Cuban recipe, this time with a Puertorican touch.