- Rinse and pick through the beans. Put the beans in a large pot and add 10 cups of water. Place the pot in the refrigerator and allow the beans to soak overnight.
- Cook the beans until they are soft. Add more water as needed while the beans are cooking.
- Add the plantains, tomato, pepper, onion, garlic, and salt. Continue cooking at low heat until the plantains are soft.
From Flavors of Fiesta by University of Illinois Extension