Joy Elena Soler’s Famous Rice and Beans
Sofrito Spice Mix
Puerto Rican Rice and Beans
  1. Chop and blend all ingredients together in a food processor. Freeze mixture in cubes for easy access.
Puerto Rican Rice and Beans
  1. Mix sofrito spices with tomato paste, dried spices, and salt and pepper.
  2. Cook in olive oil until the smell fills your house with happiness.
  3. Add cooked beans, and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Cook the yam for 15 minutes, or until soft. Chop and add to mixture.
  5. Serve over white rice with avocado on the side.